In Oct 2013, the application was submitted to the Galveston County Historical Commission. The $100 application fee was paid.
In Feb 2014, the application was accepted as an approved Historical Marker by the Texas Historical Commission and the $1,800 fee has been paid.
Note: We received a Texas Native License Plate Grant from The Daughters of the Republic of Texas, Inc., in the amount of $1,800 to pay for this marker.
For information on this DRT Grant visit http://www.drtinfo.org/education/native-texan-license-plate
Click here to read the most recent version of the Biographical Narrative for Capt. Harby dated 7 Oct 2013.
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[front L-R] Alice Ball Stephens, Patricia Edwards Stephens, Betty Wright, Kaye Fraser, Carol Dyson
[back L-R] Betty Edwards, M.D., Mary Jo Hoover, Lynna Kay Shuffield, David Zwahr (Honorary Chapter Member)
In January 2013, the marker was received from the Texas Historical Commission and was placed at his grave at the above location
The application was submitted on 11 Aug 2010 to the Galveston County Historical Commission.
Note: We received a Texas Native License Plate Grant from The Daughters of the Republic of Texas, Inc., in the amount of $500 to help pay for this marker.
Additional donors: Congregation B'nai Israel in Galveston Texas, Texas Jewish Historical Society, Ralph E. Dittman, M.D. and David M. Zwahr
Click here to read the most recent version of the Biographical Narrative for Major Dyer dated 29 Jan 2013.
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