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

Fulton Community Church

Fulton Community Church Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Norman Frank, March 19, 2012
1. Fulton Community Church Marker
Inscription.  Before the growth of fishing and tourism industries, Fulton was a community of only about 200 settlers. Although Sunday schools met in town, residents had to travel to Rockport for worship services. In 1943, Frank Walker, visiting the area on a fishing trip, preached to a gathering in Fulton; he resigned a position in Fort Worth and moved here to organize a church. The next year, members erected a sanctuary. This nondenominational congregation grew and became a vital community institution. In 1983, members supplemented their old sanctuary with a new structure. Today, the church continues to serve Fulton, Rockport, Lamar, and the surrounding area.
Marker is property of State of Texas

Erected 2010 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 16305.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Churches & Religion. A significant historical year for this entry is 1943.
Location. 28° 3.842′ N, 97° 2.196′ W. Marker is in Fulton, Texas, in Aransas County. Marker is at the intersection of North Third Street and
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Chaparral Street, on the left when traveling north on North Third Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 215 N Third St, Fulton TX 78358, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Site of Marion Packing Co. (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Fulton Packeries (about 700 feet away); Fulton Harbor (about 700 feet away); Tourist Courts and Cottages (approx. 0.2 miles away); Fulton Seafood Industry (approx. 0.2 miles away); Casterline Fish Company (approx. 0.2 miles away); Fulton (approx. ¼ mile away); Fulton Volunteer Fire Department (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fulton.
Also see . . .  Fulton Community Church. (Submitted on March 20, 2012, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia.)
Fulton Community Church Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Norman Frank, March 19, 2012
2. Fulton Community Church Marker
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on March 19, 2012. This page has been viewed 700 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 19, 2012. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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