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

Rockport Cemetery

 
 
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By Norman Frank, March 16, 2012
1. Rockport Cemetery Marker
Inscription. This cemetery has served the citizens of Rockport and Fulton for over a century. The oldest marked grave is that of Emma Fulton (d. 1876), granddaughter of George Ware Fulton, who was instrumental in the development of the area and was interred in the cemetery in 1893. A large number of burials took place here in 1918, the year of a devastating influenza epidemic. The cemetery contains the graves of veterans of the Texas Revolution, Civil War, World War I, World War II, Korea, and Vietnam. The Rockport Cemetery Association maintains the historic graveyard.
 
Erected 1988 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 4326.)
 
Location. 28° 2.667′ N, 97° 2.22′ W. Marker is in Rockport, Texas, in Aransas County. Marker is at the intersection of Picton Lane and Tule Park Drive, on the left when traveling east on Picton Lane. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Rockport TX 78382, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Frandolig Island (approx. half a mile away); Historic Shellcrete Square (approx. half a mile away); Connie Hagar (approx. 0.7 miles away); Home of George W. Fulton
Rockport Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Norman Frank, March 16, 2012
2. Rockport Cemetery Marker
(approx. 0.9 miles away); Fulton Mansion (approx. 0.9 miles away); First Baptist Church of Rockport (approx. 1.1 miles away); Aransas County (approx. 1.2 miles away); Rockport (approx. 1.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Rockport.
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial Sites
 
Rockport Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Norman Frank, March 16, 2012
3. Rockport Cemetery
 
 
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