Today, visitors get a rare glimpse into the life of an affluent family in the late 1800s as they journey through the restored home, a Recorded Texas Historic Landmark and listed in the National Register of Historic Places. Learn about George Fulton’s engineering skills, take a walk through a garden inspired by Harriet’s love of flowers, and hear the stories of living in a grand Victorian villa. Located behind the mansion, the Education and History Center offers interactive exhibits and a museum store.
From the Blog
Text by Andy Rhodes, photos by Patrick Hughey
Maintaining a historic property can be a financial challenge. But when that building is walloped by 130-mph winds, it’s especially problematic.
The THC’s Fulton Mansion State Historic Site received a direct hit from Hurricane Harvey on August 25, 2017. After ensuring the safety and well-being of the site’s staff and family...
By Marsha Hendrix, Fulton Mansion Site Manager
Fulton Mansion is pleased to unveil a new partnership and education program with First Community Bank. Thanks to the leadership of the Friends of the Fulton Mansion Board President Sterling Heller and her son, Eric Heller, vice-president/branch manager at First Community Bank in Rockport, the bank has donated $5,000 to the mansion’s...
By Lara Garner, Fulton Mansion Educator
Last fall, Fulton descendant Emily Beaman Beals donated several significant artifacts to Fulton Mansion State Historic Site. The artifacts included two silver goblets, a matching pitcher, and a tray that the Central Ohio Railroad Company presented George Fulton in 1855 to thank him for his work as superintendent for the railroad.