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La Belle Shipwreck Project
Margaret Koch, Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum

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Becoming Texas (Web Resource) [show prizes]
Title: Becoming Texas
Author: Museum Staff
Abstract: Updated web resources from the Becoming Texas gallery including videos associated with La Belle.
Year: 2018
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Primary URL Description: Becoming Texas exhibition gallery featuring La Belle
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Secondary URL Description: La Belle web pages with resources

Becoming Texas Gallery (Exhibition)
Title: Becoming Texas Gallery
Title: La Belle: The Ship That Changed History
Curator: Frank Cordes
Curator: Kathryn Siefker
Abstract: Covering 16,000 years of human habitation in the land now known as Texas, the major, core exhibition gallery features the ship, La Belle, excavated from Matagorda Bay in the mid 90s by the Texas Historical Commission.
Abstract: La Belle: The Ship That Changed History is a 6,000 square foot special exhibition that examines the more than three hundred years of history of a French ship and its demise off the coast of Texas. Heralded as “one of the most important shipwreck discoveries in North America,” the La Belle was part of a failed 1684 expedition led by French explorer Robert Cavelier, Sieur de La Salle to establish a colony at the mouth of the Mississippi River.
Year: 2015
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