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

Baldwin-Brundrett House

 
 
Baldwin-Brundrett House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Norman Frank, November 13, 2012
1. Baldwin-Brundrett House Marker
Inscription. Aransas County Judge W.H. Baldwin, who promoted Rockport as a deep water port, lived in this house in the 1890s. George A. Brundrett, Jr., was a Confederate veteran and cattle rancher on 15,000 acres on Matagorda Island; his family lived here from 1917-1942. Brundrettís second wife, Flavilla, often turned the parlor into a makeshift hospital, and it is said that 200 people took shelter here during the 1919 hurricane. This one-story house retains its basic design from the 1880s and exemplifies the Queen Anne style adapted to the Texas coast. The house has a front facing gable, hip roof, lace-like corner brackets, and its original windows and doors. The only modification has been the enclosure of the back porch.
Recorded Texas Historic Landmark – 2011
Marker is property of the State of Texas

 
Erected 2012 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 16918.)
 
Location. 28° 1.943′ N, 97° 3.146′ W. Marker is in Rockport, Texas, in Aransas County. Marker is on North Live Oak Street 0.1 miles north of East Cedar Street, on the left when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1028 Live Oak Street, Rockport TX 78382, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers.
Baldwin-Brundrett House image. Click for full size.
By Norman Frank, November 13, 2012
2. Baldwin-Brundrett House
At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Rockport School (approx. ľ mile away); First Presbyterian Church of Rockport (approx. 0.3 miles away); First National Bank of Rockport (approx. 0.4 miles away); Aransas County (approx. 0.4 miles away); Rockport (approx. 0.4 miles away); Bracht House (approx. 0.4 miles away); Hoopes-Smith House (approx. 0.4 miles away); St. Peterís Episcopal Church (approx. 0.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Rockport.
 
Regarding Baldwin-Brundrett House. Very nice live oak trees in the yard and nearby.
 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 
Baldwin-Brundrett House Dedication Announced image. Click for full size.
By Norman Frank, November 7, 2012
3. Baldwin-Brundrett House Dedication Announced
Baldwin-Brundrett House Marker Dedication in Rockport Pilot image. Click for full size.
By Norman Frank, November 14, 2012
4. Baldwin-Brundrett House Marker Dedication in Rockport Pilot
 
 
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