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Woman’s Club of Aransas County Building

 
 
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By Norman Frank, March 16, 2012
1. Woman’s Club of Aransas County Building Marker
Inscription. In March 1948, Mrs. Fred B. Hunt issued a call to organize the Woman’s Civic Club. One of the club’s major early activities was financing a permanent building for the organization. Later that year the recreation building for Humble Oil Company employees at Ingleside went up for auction, and the club put in a bid that was accepted. The building was then brought to Rockport in three sections by barge. The hip roof, rectangular plan building features a five-bay entrance porch with stone columns, banks of paired windows along each side and an Austin stone veneer.
Recorded Texas Historic Landmark – 2009
Marker is property of the State of Texas

 
Erected 2009 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 15786.)
 
Location. 28° 1.56′ N, 97° 2.997′ W. Marker is in Rockport, Texas, in Aransas County. Marker is at the intersection of Broadway Street (Loop State Highway 70) and East Concho Street, on the right when traveling north on Broadway Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1104 E Concho St, Rockport TX 78382, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Rockport’s Seafood Industry (within shouting distance of this
Woman’s Club of Aransas County Building Marker image. Click for full size.
By Norman Frank, March 16, 2012
2. Woman’s Club of Aransas County Building Marker
marker); Fulton-Bruhl House (within shouting distance of this marker); Hoopes-Smith House (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Aransas County Veterans Memorial (about 500 feet away); Bracht House (about 600 feet away); First National Bank of Rockport (about 600 feet away); Rockport’s Harbor (about 700 feet away); St. Peter’s Episcopal Church (about 800 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Rockport.
 
Categories. Fraternal or Sororal OrganizationsWomen
 
Woman’s Club of Aransas County Building image. Click for full size.
By Norman Frank, March 16, 2012
3. Woman’s Club of Aransas County Building
 
 
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