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History of Port Arthur, Texas, USA

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Port Arthur, Texas, USA

Port Arthur is a city in Jefferson County in the U.S. state of Texas.

Port Arthur was founded by Arthur Stilwell in 1895, on the western bank of Sabine Lake, and incorporated in 1898. The Rainbow Bridge across the Neches River connects Port Arthur to Bridge City.

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  • Port Arthur was founded by Arthur Stilwell in 1895, on the western bank of Sabine Lake, and incorporated in 1898. The Rainbow Bridge across the Neches River connects Port Arthur to Bridge City.

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  • News 1897 - TERRIBLE TORNADO. THE GULF COAST SUFFERS. The New Town of Port Arthur Nearly Wiped Out of Existence Sabine Pass Also Suffers.
    Port Arthur, Tex., Sept. 13 - A tornado, terrible in its intensity, struck this city at an early hour last evening. Six people are known to have been ...Read MORE...


  • Port Arthur, Texas, USA
    Port Arthur Traction Co., Houston Ave., Port Arthur, Texas.
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    Proctor Street
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  • Port Arthur, Texas, USA
    Port Arthur High School
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  • News 1926 - BLAST DEAD TOTAL STANDS AT 26. THREE MORE DYING, 7 OTHERS HURT. MORGUE CHOKED WITH SCARRED REMAINS OF VICTIMS WHO DIED ON TANKER, GULF OF VENEZUELA.
    Out of respect to the dead as a result of the GULF OF VENEZUELA disaster, a number of Port Arthur business men have suggested that all business...Read MORE...


  • 1957 - October 22 - KJAC TV channel 4 in Port Arthur-Beaumont, TX (NBC) 1st broadcast

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Port Arthur Traction Co., Houston Ave., Port Arthur, Texas.
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  • Port Arthur was founded by Arthur Stilwell in 1895, on the western bank of Sabine Lake, and incorporated in 1898. The Rainbow Bridge across the Neches River connects Port Arthur to Bridge City.

    www.wikipedia.org
  • News  1897 - TERRIBLE TORNADO. THE GULF COAST SUFFERS. The New Town of Port Arthur Nearly Wiped Out of Existence Sabine Pass Also Suffers.
    Port Arthur, Tex., Sept. 13 - A tornado, terrible in its intensity, struck this city at an early hour last evening. Six people are known to have been ... Read MORE...

  • News  1926 - BLAST DEAD TOTAL STANDS AT 26. THREE MORE DYING, 7 OTHERS HURT. MORGUE CHOKED WITH SCARRED REMAINS OF VICTIMS WHO DIED ON TANKER, GULF OF VENEZUELA.
    Out of respect to the dead as a result of the GULF OF VENEZUELA disaster, a number of Port Arthur business men have suggested that all business... Read MORE...

  • 1957 - October 22 - KJAC TV channel 4 in Port Arthur-Beaumont, TX (NBC) 1st broadcast

    historyorb.com

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