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Corpus Christi (Images of America: Texas)

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Latin for Body of Christ, Corpus Christi is a popular vacation destination, military town, and thriving seaport. Legend has it that Spanish explorer Alonso Alvarez de Pineda discovered and named Corpus Christi Bay in 1519. Henry L. Kinney, a trader who arrived in the area around 1838, is credited with starting the trading post that eventually grew into one of Texas s ...more
Paperback, 128 pages
Published April 6th 2009 by Arcadia Publishing (SC)
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Oct 03, 2015 Sara rated it really liked it
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Looks like I'm the first to review this book on Goodreads. Just got back from vacation in Corpus Christi and my husband bought me this book at a gift shop on Padre Island. Full of interesting pictures. You can in some measure piece together the history of Corpus Christi from the photos but I would still like to read a more detailed history. I am interested in what other picture books of cities there are in this series and I will be checking that out.
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