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Come and Take It

Come and Take It is a talk show about Texas, by Texans. Three friends born and raised in Texas share their views on the state’s history, culture, and just what it means to be Texan.

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Mike Zolkoski
Scott Elfstrom
Sean McIver

#174: Matagorda Lighthouse

14 minutes

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We’ve talked in previous episodes about the now lost port of Indianola, once the second busiest port in all of Texas. It was near this port, on Matagorda Bay where the first lighthouse in Texas was built. Today we discuss this magnificent cast-iron historical icon of the Texas Gulf Coast.

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