Wednesday, August 18, 2010

The Return

Following his governmental service, Dr. Gazley returned to his frontier home of Gazley Prairie to continue his existing business pursuits and to live out the remainder of his life. Going beyond his earlier ventures, Thomas Gazley saw his creek-prairie property become Dr. Gazley’s Landing, a stopover location for the riverboat Kate Ward and other shallow water craft as they plied the waters of the Colorado River between Matagorda and Austin carrying cotton and other commodities. Additionally, Gazley used his varied skills as a Surveyor to perform land grant locating services for new settlers.

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