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North Side in Austin in Travis County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Zachary Taylor Fulmore

(Nov. 11, 1846 - June 23, 1923)

 
 
Zachary Taylor Fulmore Marker (restored) image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Kayla Harper, February 16, 2019
1. Zachary Taylor Fulmore Marker (restored)
Inscription.  

Jurist, educator and author born in North Carolina, he came in 1870 to Texas, where he married Luella Robertson, granddaughter of founder of Robertson Colony.

Practiced law in Austin; also filled numerous commitments to State and City: Chairman, Texas Codifying Commission; one of organizers, Texas State School for Colored Deaf, Dumb, and Blind; charter member and President, Texas State Historical Association; Chairman, City Schools Trustees.

Wrote a most valuable book, “History and Geography of Texas As Told In County Names."
 
Erected 1967 by State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 6427.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African AmericansArts, Letters, MusicEducationSettlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1870.
 
Location. 30° 16.441′ N, 97° 44.664′ W. Marker is in Austin, Texas, in Travis County. It is in the North Side. Marker is on Guadalupe Street south of West 12th Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map
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. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1000 Guadalupe Street, Austin TX 78701, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Central Christian Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Heman Marion Sweatt (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Third Site For Travis County Government (about 300 feet away); Site of Haynie-Cook House (about 500 feet away); The Evolution of a Great State (about 600 feet away); Westgate Tower (about 600 feet away); First United Methodist Church of Austin (about 600 feet away); Brizendine House (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Austin.
 
Zachary Taylor Fulmore Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Keith Peterson, September 3, 2007
2. Zachary Taylor Fulmore Marker
Zachary Taylor Fulmore Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Kayla Harper, February 16, 2019
3. Zachary Taylor Fulmore Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 1, 2023. It was originally submitted on December 21, 2009, by Keith Peterson of Cedar Park, Texas. This page has been viewed 835 times since then and 34 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on February 17, 2019, by Kayla Harper of Dallas, Texas.   2. submitted on December 21, 2009, by Keith Peterson of Cedar Park, Texas.   3. submitted on February 17, 2019, by Kayla Harper of Dallas, Texas. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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