History Reveals Itself

Articles and memories about local history finds.

Early Aerial View of Port Aransas

April 13th, 2017|History Reveals Itself|

Jim Moloney, a Corpus Christi businessman with a keen interest in the history of South Texas, has an extensive collection of historic photographs that he readily shares with the Port Aransas Museum.  One of his most recent acquisitions is this aerial view of Port Aransas taken by noted photographer Doc McGregor in 1937.  Mark Young, [...]

Boat-building is a Practical Course in Port A

May 31st, 2013|History Reveals Itself|

Soon after moving to Port Aransas, Museum director Rick Pratt started a small business building wooden rowing and sailing craft.  Interested in the traditional boats from the island, he interviewed Doyle Marek for the following article published in the Fall 1982 Coastal Bend Vacation Guide. Boat-building is a Practical Course in Port A            The [...]