Remembering Texas City: Screening and Q&A
Tuesday, April 09, 2019, 06:00pm - 07:00pm
Contact Matt Doyen at 713.225.1688 or

The Texas City disaster occurred on April 16, 1947 in Texas City, Texas and was the worst industrial accident in United States history. The explosion, originating as a fire on the SS Grandcamp that quickly spread, killed 581 people and injured thousands more. Following the event, stricter safety procedures and regulations were enforced in the petrochemical industry. Monsanto Company, whose plant and offices were destroyed, committed with other companies to rebuild in Texas City and helped propel the city to a prosperous future.

Location Houston Maritime Museum
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