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Early history of Port Arthur, Texas

William McKissick Timmerman

Early history of Port Arthur, Texas

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Published by Corie Pub. in Nederland, Tex .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Port Arthur (Tex.)
    • Subjects:
    • Port Arthur (Tex.) -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 323-388) and index.

      Statementby William McKissick Timmerman, Jr.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF394.P83 T56 2001
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 397 p. :
      Number of Pages397
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3960448M
      ISBN 100971750106
      LC Control Number2001119996
      OCLC/WorldCa49554548


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Sponsored by the Port Arthur Historical Society, Port Arthur Centennial History was published in observance of the city's th Early history of Port Arthur. More than Early history of Port Arthur dozen local historians and educators submitted articles for this volume.

Established in Early history of Port Arthur, the city was the inspiration of railroad tycoon Arthur Stilwell.2/5(1). Port Arthur became an official port of entry inand by the Sabine-Neches canal had been deepened and extended up the Neches River to Beaumont and Orange.

Extension of the canal was not an unmixed blessing, though, for it cut Port Arthur off from Sabine Lake and thereby diminished the city's prospects as a tourist resort. From modest beginnings in with the construction of The Texas Company’s first refinery, Port Arthur Works, an international, major oil company was born.

On January 1,Saudi Refining, Inc. purchased 50% of Texaco’s Port Arthur refinery as part of a joint venture with Texaco. Photograph of five images of street views of early Port Arthur, Texas. The top-left image shows cross roads in the foreground, and a group of houses in the background.

The top-right image shows crossroads in the foreground, and buildings in the background. The center image shows a road with horse drawn carriages on it, and businesses lining each side. Early history of Port Arthur, Texas. Corie Pub, Good. Early History Of Port Arthur, Texas by William McKissick Timmerman ISBN ISBN Hardcover; Nederland, Tx: Corie Pub, ; ISBN Port Arthur Centennial History, - [ A Pictorial History of Port Arthur, Texas] Author Cate, Michael [Editor and Publisher] Format/binding Hardcover Book condition Used Quantity available 1 Binding Hardcover ISBN 10 X ISBN 13 Publisher Looking Glass Media Place of Publication Port Arthur Date published Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for Early history of Port Arthur, Texas at Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users.5/5.

Port Arthur’s Founding and Early Years The inspiration for Port Arthur’s founding was novel; railroad pioneer Arthur E. Stilwell, who established the town, later wrote that the ideas for his railways and the location of his namesake city came from "brownies" who spoke to him.

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Handbook of Texas: GROVES, TEXAS. Groves is on State highw 87, andnorth of Port Arthur and eleven miles southeast of Beaumont in eastern Jefferson County. It was laid out by the Griffing brothers of Port Arthur inon part of a tract conveyed by John Warne Gates to the Griffings five years earlier.

The subdivision, originally. Early History of Port Arthur Init is doubtful if there were more than one dozen houses located in the territory between Sabine Lake and Beaumont. All were ranch-style with most of them containing one or two rooms.

Between what is now the city of Nederland and Sabine Lake. History Timeline The Port Arthur penal settlement began life as a small timber station in  and quickly grew in importance within the colonies.

Ship building was introduced on a large scale to Port Arthur as a way of providing selected convicts with a useful skill they could take with them once freed. Port Arthur, city, Jefferson county, southeastern Texas, U.S., 90 miles ( km) east of is a major deepwater port on Sabine Lake and the Sabine-Neches and Gulf Intracoastal waterways, 9 miles (14 km) from the Gulf of Beaumont and Orange, it forms the “Golden Triangle,” an important petrochemical a Indians occupied the region before Port Arthur's legend of F.

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Port Arthur has celebrated more than years as a Gulf Coast city, but its timeline is only a fraction of the greater history of the region's inhabitants.

The shores of Sabine Lake have been occupied more than 1, years; American Indians, primarily the Atakapas, were the earliest known settlers. Stilwell and Gates gave Port Arthur its start, but Spindletop guaranteed its future. On Januthe first big Texas oil boom blew in.

The household names of Gulf, Magnolia, Humble, and Texaco were all born with Spindletop. Pipelines and refineries were built and their workers required housing and stores. Start studying history exam 1. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools.

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The Gulf Coast played a vital economic role during the war as a location that allowed southern goods to be shipped to distant ports.

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