Enlaces Is a very nice site for Spanish Maritime History
Check out this very interesting page about Fort La Bahia in Goliad, Texas. It's the only colonial Spanish complex still standing in the Western Hemisphere that contains both the fort and the mission (complete).
Visit Spanish Silver: Introduction to learn more about earlier Spanish silver and gold coins of the Western Hemisphere.
This page is all about Sir Francis Drake.
A major find.... The French explorer, La Salle's shipwreck, "The Belle" in Matagorda Bay off the Texas coast. Visit Raising The Belle-La Salle's last ship to find out all about it.
Van Zandt County, Texas Lookups : a collections of old sites in this historical county.
Visit The Texas Czech Storyteller This lady has a lot to say about South Texas. I have talked with her, there is a genuine feeling she has for her roots, her Czech heritage. Drop into her site, I know you should like it. This area of Texas I live in was settled by many of these people. In my childhood I also went to school with them.
I stumbled on this very interesting link today. It is the second ship of the 2 Destroyers(the other was the USS Dale DLG19) I served on when in the US Navy. My last almost two years were aboard this vessel. Here is the fantasic 1971 cruise listed in order as it happened, I was on during my time on the(Joey P.) Kennedy
Taken from Mr. Helmboldts personal diary
World Coins and Medals
Coins 1-Coins 2-Coins 3-Coins 4-Coins 5
Mexican Republic - Silver Medals of Mexico
Antique Paper Items 1 - Antique Paper Items 2
Colonial Shipping Papers - 19th Century Shipping Papers
Tobacco Collectibles - History Page
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