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Fort Crockett demolition begins in Galveston - The Galveston County Daily News : Local News

October 20, 2014

Fort Crockett demolition begins in Galveston

Posted: Friday, August 8, 2014 1:32 am

GALVESTON — Thursday marked the end of an era when crews began demolishing buildings at Fort Crockett that had been part of the seawall landscape since at least the late 1930s.

The buildings, which most recently had ben used as housing by the U.S. Coast Guard, are remnants of a massive military installation dating back to when coastal gun emplacements were important to national security.

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