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Port Arthur, Texas, USA

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Where is 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.Wikipedia


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Port Arthur, Texas, USA - Port Arthur Traction Co., Houston Ave., Port Arthur, Texas.
Port Arthur, Texas, USA

Port Arthur Traction Co., Houston Ave., Port Arthur, Texas.
Port Arthur, Texas, USA - Proctor Street
Port Arthur, Texas, USA

Proctor Street
Port Arthur, Texas, USA - Port Arthur High School
Port Arthur, Texas, USA

Port Arthur High School

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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...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...Read MORE...

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

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Ancestors Who Were Born Here


Lee
 flag  Gertrude LEE (February 16 1922, Port Arthur, Texas, USA - December 13 1986, Port Arthur, Texas, USA) gravestone

Mcbride
flag  Ethel MCBRIDE (7/8/1931, Port Arthur, Texas, USA - 11/23/2017, Lufkin, Texas, USA )

Trahan
flag  Lovelace Joseph TRAHAN (06/09/1921, Port Arthur, Texas, USA - 09/05/2014, Tyler, Texas, USA) gravestone
 

Ancestors Who Died Here


LEE
 flag  Gertrude LEE (February 16 1922, Port Arthur, Texas, USA - December 13 1986, Port Arthur, Texas, USA) gravestone
 

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