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Meetings 5:15 P.M. 2nd Tuesday Each Month

Commissioner's Courtroom
Nueces County Courthouse - 3rd Floor
910 Leopard
Corpus Christi, Texas

Public Invited!!!

Historical Marker Inscriptions

Marker Title Date Location UTM Zone UTM Easting UTM Northing
1919 Storm 1998 300 Burleson 14
Agua Dulce Creek
(Centennial Marker)
1936 5 Miles NW Banquete East Bank
of Agua Dulce Creek (Balco property)
Ralph Balco 387-7247
14 612988 3079830
Alonzo Alvarez de Pineda 1983 Oleander Park Ocean Drive at Oleander      
Aransas Pass C.S.A. 1996 Roberts Point Park Port Aransas 14 670740 3081131
Artesian Park and Sulphur Well 1976 Artesian Park and Twigg Street 14 658200 3076045
Arthur E. Spohn, M.D. and Spohn Hospital 1980 600 Elizabeth 14 658133 3073385
Banquete C.S.A. 1965 S.H. 44 and FM 666 14 617889 3076505
Banquete Cemetery 1976 FM 666 and Old Robstown Hwy 14 319223 3076555
Battle of Agua Dulce 1976 E City Limits of Agua Dulce
on SH 44 near FM 70
14 608229 3073638
Bishop, City of 1996 Bishop City Park N. Ash, E. Main & US77 14 618528 3018528
Broadway Bluff Improvement 1986 Peoples and Schatzel Streets at Pompeo Coppini Confederate Sculpture 14 658219 3075488
Calallen 1982 Frontage Road IH-37 at Mountain Trail 14 635607 3083801
Captain Enrique Villarreal and Rincon Del Oso Land Grant 1986 Corpus Christi City Hall North Staples and Leopard 14 657301 3075619
Casa Blanca Land Grant 1988 NW corner of FM 665, Diagonal FM 624 intersection 14 619749 3086466
Cattle Drives from South Texas 1973 FM 665 and FM 666, 5 Miles West of Driscoll 14 615015 3064291
Centennial House 1974 411 Upper North Broadway 14 657988 3075406
Chapman Ranch 1973 FM 286 and FM 70 14 652607 3052470
Cheston Heath School 2000 Nueces County Courthouse      
Church of the Good Shepherd 1985 Corner of Upper South Broadway and Park Avenue 14 657982 3074536
Civil War Marker (Corpus Christi) 1861-1865 1201 North Shoreline 14 658367 &3076434
Corpus Christi Caller-Times 1987 820 North Lower Broadway 14 658064 3075953
Corpus Christi Cathedral 1991 505 North Upper Broadway 14 657986 3075537
Corpus Christi Fire Department 2003 Retama Park (Mesquite, Schatzel, and Peoples Streets)      
Duncan Cemetery 2001 2400 Debra Lane      
Early History of the Port of Corpus Christi 1977 Harbor Bridge (south side), under      
Elihu Harrison Ropes 1985 Ropes Park Ocean Drive 14 660008 3071011
Explosion of the Steamship Dayton 1997 IH 37 access rd. at Ramirez St.      
Felix von Blucher 1980 Blucher Park, 100 Blk. North Carrizo 14 657608 3074954
First Baptist Church of Bishop 2000 311E. Fifth Street
First Baptist Church of Corpus Christi 1982 3115 Ocean Drive 14 659329 3072119
First Methodist Church of Bishop 2000 804 E. 6th Street      
First Methodist Church of Corpus Christi 1982 900 North Shoreline 14 658172 3074266
First Methodist Church of Robstown 2003 804 E. 6th Street      
First Presbyterian Church of Corpus Christi 1989 435 South Upper Broadway 14 657953 3074856
Flour Bluff 1976 SH 358 and Laguna Shores Road      
Fort Lipantilan 1976 FM 70 / CR 58 14 614754 307094
French-Galvan House 1986 Heritage Park 14 14 658097 3076746
General W.W. Sterling 1969 Seaside Memorial Park (grave), Robert Drive and Ocean Drive 14 660966 3068683
George H. Paul Building Site 1976 400 E. Main St. Robstown 14 631684 3074649
Grande Grossman House 1986 Heritage Park N. Chaparral 14 658097 3076746
Grossman-Graham House 1999 821 Oak Park      
Guaranty Title Company 1985 921 N. Chaparral 14 658206 3076107
Hebrew Rest Cemetery 1982 Brownlee at Laredo Streets 14 656849 3074678
Henry Lawrence Kinney 1986 Corpus Christi City Hall North Staples and Leopard Streets 14 637301 &3075619
Hotel Brendle 1988 601 East Avenue A Robstown 14 631838 3074421
Julfka-Govatos House 1990 Heritage Park 1513 N. Chaparral 14 658097 3076746
Julius Lichtenstein House 1976 Heritage Park 1616 N. Chaparral 14 658097 3076746
Karankawa Indians 1979 Ocean Drive and S. Alameda      
Kelsey Memorial United Methodist Church 1995 1610 Comanche 14 656830 3075316
Leage of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) 1981 Lipan and Carrizo 14 657551 3075450
Lone Star Fair 1973 Schatzel, Peoples and North Broadway 14 658219 3075488
McCampbell House 1990 Heritage Park 1501 N. Chaparral 14 658097 3076746
Matthew Dunn 1985 5200 Up River Rd./ at Dunn Lane 14 652112 3077153
Merriman Bobys House (Medallion) 1973 Heritage Park 1521 N. Chaparral      
Merriman House 1985 Heritage Park 1521 N. Chaparral 14 658097 3076746
Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church 2001 730 E. Ave. F., Robstown, Texas      
Martha Reagan Rabb 1992 3.7 miles S of Robstown, US 77 14 628531 3069761
Nicholas Bluntzer 1990 FM 666 and FM 1038 14 619579 3087553
Nueces County 1970 1914 Nueces County Courthouse N. Mesquite 14 658001 3076229
Nueces County   Under Harbor Bridge 14 658133 3077367
Nueces County Courthouse of 1914 1978 N. Mesquite and IH 37 14 658001 3076229
Nuecestown 1973 11800 Up River Road 14 638544 3081965
Nuecestown Cemetery 1980 11408 Leopard Street 14 631186 3080852
Nuecestown Raid 1988 11800 Up River Road 14 638544 3081965
Nuecestown Schoolhouse 1984 11429 Leopard Street 14 638697 3081121
Old Bayview Cemetery 1967 Ramirez and Waco (Frontage Road) 14 657667 3076136
Old Saint Anthony's Church 1976 SH 44/ CR 61, Violet 14 638484 3073906
Old Saint Patrick's Church 1976 620 Lipan 14 657986 3075537
Padre Island and Padre Nicholas Balli 1977 Padre Balli Park Padre Island 14 675418 3052759
Saint John Baptist Church 1996 5445 Greenwood 14 653214 3068996
Santa Margarita Crossing 1973 FM 666 and the Nueces River 14 620377 3090780
Sidbury House 1976 Heritage Park 1609 N. Chaparral 14 658097 3076746
Sidbury-Savage House 1980 1402 N. Chaparral 14 658086 3076568
Simon Gugenheim House 1976 Heritage Park N. Chaparral 14 658097 3076746
Sisters of the Incarnate Word 1978 2930 South Alameda 14 658362 3071875
Site of Alta Vista Hotel 1986 Alta Plaza and Ocean Dr. 14 659707 3071636
Site of Corpus Christi Lighthouse 1973 Buffalo and Upper North Broadway 14 658000 3075896
Site of Kinney's Trading Post 1976 401 North Upper Broadway 14 658006 3075327
Site of Nueces Hotel 1985 601 N. Water Street 14 658255 3075770
Site of Old Salt Mill 1976 601 N. Water Street 14 658255 3095770
Site of Santa Petronila Ranch 1979 US 77 and FM 665 .1 N. of Driscoll 14 623555 3061979
Soloman Coles (1844-1924) and Soloman Coles School 1978 924 Winnebago 14 657488 3076026
Stout Jackson & The Carpa Theaters 2000 408 W. Main, Robstown      
Sunshine Cemetery 1985 Rodd Field and Wooldridge Roads 14 662528 3062591
Tarpon Inn 1979 200 East Cotter, Port Aransas 14 691000 3080750
Temple Beth El 2003 1315 Craig Street      
The John Dunn Jr. Homesite 1985 5800 Up River Road 14 650453 3077558
The Pat Dunn Ranch 1973 Park Road 22 on Padre Island 14 675549 3056389
Theodore Merchant Lawrence 1989 1217 McBride Lane 14 651663 3077023
Thomas S. Parker 1984 Old Bayview Cemetery (grave), Ramirez and Waco (Frontage Rd.) 14 657667 3076136
Ward Island 1997 Texas A&M Corpus Christi 14    
World War II Coastal Defenses at the Aransas Pass 2005 Roberts Point Park, Port Aransas      
Wynn Seale Junior High School 1987 1707 Ayers Street 14 657288 3072904
(Centennial Marker) 1936 FM 70 / CR 58 14 614754 307094
(Centennial Marker) 1936 FM 70 / CR 58 / CR 101 (state park) 14 614754 307094