Violet in Nueces County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
In commemoration of the 150th Anniversary of Texas’ independence, Violet, Texas was recognized and sanctioned as an independent sesquicentennial community by the State of Texas and by the County of Nueces.
Special recognition is given to the fourteen organizations whose generous gifts added to the preservation of the past, in the present, for the future.
Violet Historical Society • St. Anthony’s Church
St. Anthony’s Men’s Club • Senior Ladies Group
Young Adult Group • Violet 4-H Club
Hoelscher Electric Co. • Astromatic Car Wash
St. Anthony’s Altar Society
Confraternity of Christian Doctrine
St. Anthony’s Cemetery Association
Violet Extension Homemakers
Violet Water Supply Corporation
Violet Gin & Grain Company
Erected 1987 by Violet Sesquicentennial Committee.
Location. 27° 46.957′ N, 97° 35.673′ W. Marker is in Violet, Texas, in Nueces County. Marker is at the intersection of County Highway 61 and State Highway 44, on the right when traveling north on County Highway 61. Touch for map. Marker is located near the east end of the Saint Anthony's Catholic Church parking lot, in front of the Old Saint Anthony's Catholic Church/Violet
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Sie Sind Willkommen (here, next to this marker); Old Saint Anthony's Catholic Church (here, next to this marker); Robstown Record (approx. 4.2 miles away); George H. Paul Building Site (approx. 4.3 miles away); Meansville and Kaleta (approx. 11.6 miles away); White Point / Rosita (approx. 11.6 miles away); Early Odem Area Schools (approx. 11.6 miles away); Captain Enrique Villarreal and Rincón del Oso Land Grant (approx. 11.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Violet.
More about this marker. Marker is significantly weathered and difficult to read.
Also see . . . Violet, Texas. Violet is on State Highway 44 twelve miles west of Corpus Christi in Nueces County. It came into being in the early 1900s, as immigrant farmers converted the fertile blacklands of the Coastal Bend from cattle to crops. (Submitted on May 18, 2018, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on May 22, 2018. This page originally submitted on May 18, 2018, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 50 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on May 18, 2018, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.