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Texas Maritime Museum

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1989, 2001, O'Neill Conrad Oppelt. 1202 Navigation Cir.

There is a trace of picturesque nineteenth-century architecture in the massing of the Texas Maritime Museum, with its apsidal end wings and a form-fitted hipped roof that inclines downward to encompass projecting, saddlebag-like bays. The multibuilding complex incorporates the lighthouse-like Maritime Light (2001), which provides views across the bay from its observation deck. The museum's grounds lie at the edge of Rockport Harbor, overlooking Aransas Bay.

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Gerald Moorhead et al.
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Gerald Moorhead et al., "Texas Maritime Museum", [Rockport, Texas], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/TX-01-RF22.

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Cover: Buildings of Texas

Buildings of Texas, Gerald Moorhead and contributors. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2013, 494-494.

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