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Why the seawall got extended eastward beyond Sixth Street - The Galveston County Daily News : Leisure

September 30, 2014

Why the seawall got extended eastward beyond Sixth Street

Posted: Wednesday, July 9, 2014 12:30 am

The severe 1900 Hurricane emphatically laid bare the vulnerability of creating a great city on a storm-prone Gulf sand bar.

But its leaders, having already achieved a critical mass of industry and success, resolved to not let it disappear like Indianola in 1886.

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