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GALVESTON BEACON. The Galveston Beacon, according to a checklist of Texas newspapers, was published briefly in Galveston about January 1846. The paper was established by Benjamin F. Neal.


John Melton Wallace, Gaceta to Gazette: A Checklist of Texas Newspapers, 1813–1846 (Austin: University of Texas Department of Journalism, 1966). WPA Historical Records Survey Program, Texas Newspapers (Houston: San Jacinto Museum of History Association, 1941).


The following, adapted from the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition, is the preferred citation for this article.

"GALVESTON BEACON," Handbook of Texas Online (, accessed November 24, 2015. Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.