"Ducky's Beach"

"Ducky's Beach" (HM1P2R)

Location: Galveston, TX 77551 Galveston County
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Country: United States of America
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N 29° 16.071', W 94° 49.426'

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Dedicated in memory of
F.M. "Ducky" Prendergast
July 31, 1908 - October 29, 2002
Native Galvestonian
Beach Entrepreneur
Lifeguard for LIfe

Ducky Prendergast was one of Galveston's original professional lifeguards. He was credited with saving over 400 people from drowning in the Galveston surf from the 1920's to 1992. From 1951 to 1992, he owned and operated a legendary beach concession business at 59th Street that became known as "Ducky's Beach." This plaque is dedicated in honor of his life-long devotion to the prevention of drowning and improving Galveston's beaches.
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HM NumberHM1P2R
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Date Added Wednesday, November 4th, 2015 at 1:01pm PST -08:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)15R E 322809 N 3239040
Decimal Degrees29.26785000, -94.82376667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 29° 16.071', W 94° 49.426'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds29° 16' 4.26" N, 94° 49' 25.56" W
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Area Code(s)409, 713
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 5701-5899 Seawall Blvd, Galveston TX 77551, US
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