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The historic W. C. Williams Building, built in 1909, was recently recognized as a Recorded Texas Historic Landmark (RTHL) during a ceremony in Palacios, TX. The building has been a cornerstone and anchor of the commercial and cultural life of Palacios and Matagorda County, Texas for 107 years. The ceremony was sponsored by the Matagorda County Historical […]

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Palacios Historical Information (Rootsweb) Palacios Information for Kids (Rootsweb) Matagorda County Towns and Communities (Rootsweb) Search the Palacios Beacon on-line resources (The Portal to Texas History) Palacios Beacon 34 page Progress And Historical Edition, October 1939 (Original on-line documents) A snapshot of the city in 1939, which chronicled the city’s history since its founding (Link to […]

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Added Research This page contains additional research information on the Williams Building, the Williams Family, Palacios and Matagorda County, TX. New facts are being discovered as we continue our research into this fascinating area of the Texas Gulf Coast and Matagorda County. Some of the earliest settlements in Texas occurred in this area including the […]

W. C. Williams Building Historic Marker Dedication ceremony was recently held in Palacios, TX

The historic W. C. Williams Building, built in 1909, was recently recognized as a Recorded Texas Historic Landmark (RTHL) during a ceremony in Palacios, TX. The building has been a cornerstone and anchor of the commercial and cultural life of Palacios and Matagorda County, Texas for 107 years. The ceremony was sponsored by the Matagorda County Historical […]

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