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By Dr. Melanie Wallace

The Bolivar Peninsula is a unusual coastal group which include Port Bolivar, Crystal seashore, Caplen, Gilchrist, and excessive Island. �The peninsula,� as locals name it, is a 27-mile-long barrier formation. Bounded on one aspect through the Gulf of Mexico and at the different by way of the Intracoastal Waterway, it's a brief ferry journey from Galveston, Texas. The historical past of the peninsula contains filibusterers, pirates, fierce natives, and headstrong settlers. A spirit of independence survives to at the present time, offering a continuation of the tale of this targeted landmass and its humans. An not likely conglomeration of cowboys and farmers, 3rd- and fourth-generation landowners, retired executives and professors, fishermen, shrimpers, and birding lovers comes including weekenders and travelers to benefit from the attractiveness and bounty of the Gulf Coast. Its attractive atmosphere and wild, storied earlier make the Bolivar Peninsula a desirable position to explore.

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