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A postcard depicting the Turning Basin Terminal, a complex of 37 wharves, and Port Houston in Houston, Texas. The original port was located at the confluence of Buffalo Bayou and White Oak Bayou. The modern Port of Houston officially opened in…

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An advertisement from November 1871 for the opening of the general store in Sanford, Florida. The Sanford General Store was founded by Henry Shelton Sanford (1823-1891) in March 1871. The store was created with hopes of bolstering the success of the…

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An advertisement for the opening of the wharf in Sanford, Florida. The original Sanford Wharf, built by Henry Shelton Sanford (1823-1891) and Joseph Wofford Tucker (1821-1897), was completed in September 1870. The wharf, made of yellow cypress, was…