Near Fulton in Aransas County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
Site of One of the Homes of James Power
Born in Ireland, 1789
Died in Live Oak Point, Texas, 1852
With James Hewetson
he was granted authority
January 11, 1828
to settle 200 families in Texas
Served Texas under three flags as
Empresario, Soldier, Statesman
Signed the Texas Declaration of Independence
Ever a loyal son
of his adopted country
Honored and Loved by his people
Erected 1936 by State of Texas. (Marker Number 2733.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Texas 1936 Centennial Markers and Monuments series list.
Location. 28° 6.485′ N, 97° 1.714′ W. Marker is near Fulton, Texas, in Aransas County. Marker is at the intersection of State Highway 35 and Farm to Market Road 1781, on the left when traveling north on State Highway 35. Marker may be hidden by brush and trees. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Rockport TX 78382, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 Aransas County Airport (approx. 1.6 miles away); Mills Wharf (approx. 2.4 miles away); Site of the Town of Lamar (approx. 2˝ miles away); Fulton Cemetery (approx. 2.7 miles away); Fulton Packeries (approx. 3 miles away); Site of Marion Packing Co. (approx. 3.1 miles away); Fulton Community Church (approx. 3.1 miles away); Fulton Harbor (approx. 3.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fulton.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on March 19, 2012. This page has been viewed 800 times since then and 44 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on March 19, 2012. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.