On this day in 1849, C. F. Carl (Charles) Steinhagen, early Texas cabinetmaker and German emigrant, arrived in Galveston from Bremen aboard the Galliott Flora. He was a wheelwright by trade who made(more...)
How do I get a historical marker placed on a particular property?
The state historical marker program is administered by the Texas Historical Commission. You can contact them at P.O. Box 12276, Austin, Texas 78711-2276, telephone (512) 463-6100.