Dedication

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 …

Our Story

For years Paul & Donna Christensen had dreamed of living on the Texas Gulf Coast. Besides hoping to move to a small town, their plans included the unusual desire of …

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W. C. Williams Building Recorded Texas Historic Landmark (RTHL) The story of the W. C. Williams Building is a story that has been told thousands of times across America. Men …

Restoration

The Christensens spent the better part of three years updating the structure. A new Duro-Last commercial roof was installed and repairs to various roof support truss beams were completed, including …

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Resources

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 …