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La Salle County Texas Historical Markers

 
Cotulla City Park Marker (<i>wide view; La Salle County Courthouse in the background</i>) image, Touch for more information
By Cosmos Mariner, May 20, 2018
Cotulla City Park Marker (wide view; La Salle County Courthouse in the background)
Texas (La Salle County), Cotulla — 8127 — Cotulla City Park
Polish immigrant Joseph Cotulla (1844-1923) migrated to present-day La Salle County in 1865. The town of Cotulla, founded in 1882, became the county seat in 1883, and Joseph donated land for the courthouse and city park. In its early years the . . . — Map (db m118700) HM
Texas (La Salle County), Cotulla — 8132 — First Presbyterian Church of Cotulla
On September 4, 1884, the Rev. W. W. Killough, a visiting pastor, established this Presbyterian congregation. Members worshiped in the Methodist and Baptist churches before erecting their own church building in 1891, during the ministry of the . . . — Map (db m118732) HM
Texas (La Salle County), Cotulla — Kings HighwayCamino Real — Old San Antonio Road
Marked by the Daughters of the American Revolution and The State of Texas A.D. 1918 — Map (db m118735) HM
Texas (La Salle County), Cotulla — 8134 — La Salle County
The Presidio Rio Grande Road brought travelers to this area for centuries. In 1852 the U. S. Army built and garrisoned Fort Ewell, for protection. The first permanent settler, William A. Waugh, opened a rancho near the Cibolo Crossing on the . . . — Map (db m117590) HM
Texas (La Salle County), Cotulla — La Salle County's First Artesian Well
For many years, water scarcity stunted settlements in La Salle County. Wells and windmills failed to solve the problem. In 1910, Joseph Cotulla explored and brought in artesian water from a depth of 2200 feet. Situated on his own ranch, the well . . . — Map (db m118751) HM
Texas (La Salle County), Cotulla — Polish Immigrant Joseph Cotulla1844-1923
In 1881, when the International & Great Northern Railroads pushed through South Texas, rancher Joseph Cotulla offered part of his homestead in exchange for running the track through his property. He platted a town site with a central plaza and a . . . — Map (db m118745) HM
Texas (La Salle County), Cotulla — 8133 — The First United Methodist Church of Cotulla
The first Protestant church in Cotulla, this congregation was organized in 1881 as the Methodist Episcopal Church, South. The first services were held in the home of John Freeman by the Rev. W. H. Keck. In 1883 the members built a frame . . . — Map (db m118734) HM
Texas (La Salle County), Cotulla — The Old San Antonio Road
The Old San Antonio Road, popularly known as El Camino Real, is one of the state’s oldest and most significant of the trans-Texas routes and most famous of the early historic trails. Camino Real (royal road), variously known as the King’s . . . — Map (db m118754) HM

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