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Fulton in Aransas County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Fulton Mansion

 
 
Fulton Mansion Marker image. Click for full size.
By Norman Frank, March 19, 2012
1. Fulton Mansion Marker
Inscription. Built between 1874 and 1877 by George Ware Fulton (1810 – 1893) and his wife, Harriet Smith Fulton (1823 – 1910), this imposing residence was named “Oakhurst”. The three-story French second empire style home is of plank wall construction, with a shell aggregate concrete basement and characteristic Mansard roof. The house featured modern heating, ventilation, and plumbing systems and gas lighting. The Fulton family lived here until 1895.
Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1964

 
Erected 1964 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 2083.)
 
Location. 28° 3.439′ N, 97° 2.064′ W. Marker is in Fulton, Texas, in Aransas County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Henderson Street and Fulton Beach Road, on the left when traveling east. Click for map. Located just inside the grounds from the parking lot. Marker is at or near this postal address: 317 N Fulton Beach Rd, Rockport TX 78382, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Home of George W. Fulton (here, next to this marker); Fulton Seafood Industry (approx. 0.3 miles away); Tourist Courts and Cottages
Fulton Mansion image. Click for full size.
By Norman Frank, March 19, 2012
2. Fulton Mansion
(approx. 0.3 miles away); Fulton Harbor (approx. 0.4 miles away); Site of Marion Packing Co. (approx. half a mile away); Fulton Community Church (approx. half a mile away); Fulton Packeries (approx. half a mile away); Fulton (approx. 0.6 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Fulton.
 
Also see . . .  Fulton Mansion State Historic Site. Texas Historical Commission (Submitted on March 20, 2012, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
Fulton Mansion Sign seen from Fulton Beach Road image. Click for full size.
By Norman Frank, March 19, 2012
3. Fulton Mansion Sign seen from Fulton Beach Road
 
 
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