Goliad in Goliad County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
Bull Durham Tobacco Wall Advertisement
At the end of the Civil War in Durham, North Carolina, tobacco farmer John Green partnered with W.T. Blackwell in forming the Bull Durham Tobacco Company. Salesmen then traveled the nation looking for advertising sites. After finding the town’s most prominent building, they would pay to have an ad painted on the side. The Bull Durham Tobacco ad, assumed to be painted between the years 1894 and 1900, was discovered in 2012 when the building owners removed
placed on the
of Historic Places
by the United States
Department of the Interior
Erected 2014 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 18017.)
Location. 28° 39.937′ N, 97° 23.565′ W. Marker is in Goliad, Texas, in Goliad County. Marker is at the intersection of South Commercial Street and South Courthouse Square, on the right when traveling south on South Commercial Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 320 South Commercial Street, Goliad TX 77963, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. John Mason Brewer (within shouting distance of this marker); Goliad Tornado of 1902 (within shouting distance of Goliad County Courthouse (within shouting distance of this marker); The Hanging Tree (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Santa Anna's Surrender Ratified (about 400 feet away); Don Rafael Antonio Manchola (about 400 feet away); Regulators of Goliad County (about 400 feet away); Founding Site of First Baptist Church of Goliad (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Goliad.
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Credits. This page was last revised on April 23, 2019. This page originally submitted on April 22, 2019, by Brian Anderson of Kingwood, Texas. This page has been viewed 54 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on April 22, 2019, by Brian Anderson of Kingwood, Texas.