The bunkers at Fort Travis once teemed with activity.

John Wayne Ferguson: 409-683-5226; john.ferguson@galvnews.com or on Twitter @johnwferguson.


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Charlotte O'rourke

Exciting news. I’ve always been fascinated by Galveston’s history and the forts and bunkers on Galveston Island and Bolivar.

Carlos Ponce

I spoke with Ralph Stenzel this morning and he said the "one other person"'s name had been left out. The "one other person" was Robert Bear of Santa FE, Texas, president of the Santa Fe Area Historical Foundation.

Keith Gray

Carlos, both great men who spend countless unselfish hours working for their communities.

Jose' Boix

Totally agree!

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