Matagorda in Matagorda County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
Has withstood many hurricanes. A cultural, social, political center. Home of: A.C. Horton, 1st Lieutenant - Governor of Texas and Governor 7 months; Rev. Caleb Ives, 1st Rector of 1st Episcopal Church in Texas; W. L. Sartwell, partner in Ives - Sartwell - Academy; a leading churchwoman, Mrs, S. M. Dale; F. L. Rugeley, son of a Confederate leader, Robt. J. Sisk, pioneer in rice, oil and land development.
Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1964
Erected 1964 by State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 1157.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings.
Location. 28° 41.55′ N, 95° 57.884′ W. Marker is in Matagorda, Texas, in Matagorda County. Marker is at the intersection of Catalpa Street and Fisher Street (State Highway 60), on the left when traveling south on Catalpa Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Matagorda TX 77457, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Christ Episcopal Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Christ Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); City of MatagordaThe Culver Home (approx. 0.2 miles away); Matagorda Methodist Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Matagorda Lodge No. 7, A.F. & A.M. (approx. ¼ mile away); Early Texas Freighting (approx. half a mile away); Old Matagorda Post Office (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Matagorda.
Also see . . . Matagorda Texas. TexasEscapes.com (Submitted on October 27, 2020, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas.)
Credits. This page was last revised on October 28, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 27, 2020, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas. This page has been viewed 36 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on October 27, 2020, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.