War and Strife

Six Periods of War and Strife

For such a small place, Mustang Island and its settlements on the north shore have been geographically close to, or directly part of, six periods of war and strife in the histories of Texas and the United States.

This exhibit explores our role during these periods of major turmoil:

  • Karankawa Wars
  • Texas Revolution
  • Mexican-American
  • WarCivil
  • WarWorld War II
  • War Against Terrorism
WWII - Soldiers with a car stuck in water

Here is a sampling of images in the exhibit
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