Baldwin-Brundrett House

Baldwin-Brundrett House (HM15I6)

Location: Rockport, TX 78382 Aransas County
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N 28° 1.943', W 97° 3.146'

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Aransas County Judge W.H. Baldwin, who promoted Rockport as a deep water port, lived in this house in the 1890s. George A. Brundrett, Jr., was a Confederate veteran and cattle rancher on 15,000 acres on Matagorda Island; his family lived here from 1917-1942. Brundrett's second wife, Flavilla, often turned the parlor into a makeshift hospital, and it is said that 200 people took shelter here during the 1919 hurricane. This one-story house retains its basic design from the 1880s and exemplifies the Queen Anne style adapted to the Texas coast. The house has a front facing gable, hip roof, lace-like corner brackets, and its original windows and doors. The only modification has been the enclosure of the back porch.
Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 2011
Marker is property of the State of Texas
HM NumberHM15I6
Year Placed2012
Placed ByTexas Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, October 25th, 2014 at 3:56pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)14R E 691453 N 3102319
Decimal Degrees28.03238333, -97.05243333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 28° 1.943', W 97° 3.146'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds28° 1' 56.58" N, 97° 3' 8.76" W
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Area Code(s)361
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1028 N Live Oak St, Rockport TX 78382, US
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