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“Fascinating historic home” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Fulton Mansion

Fulton Mansion
317 Fulton Beach Rd., Fulton, TX 78382
361-729-0386
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Ranked #2 of 2 Attractions in Fulton
Type: Historic Sites, Cultural
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Austin, Texas
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31 reviews 31 reviews
5 attraction reviews
Reviews in 12 cities Reviews in 12 cities
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
“Fascinating historic home”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2013

This interesting old home offers a fascinating glimpse of the history of coastal Texas. George Fulton was a Texas revolutionary, an engineer, a railroad man, and a cattleman. The construction methods he used in this home were ahead of their time, which is why it has withstood so many storms and hurricanes. The mansion is currently closed for renovation, but they did a great job on the exhibits and presentations at the visitor's center so we still got a glimpse of what the inside of the house is like. You can walk around the exterior and the garden as much as you want. Well worth a stop, and I hope to return when it reopens.

Visited April 2013
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Richardson tx
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“Old informative ,worth the time”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2013 via mobile

I been coming to this area for years and finally stopped by. The tour was informative and fun. Worth the wait and the garden was great.

Visited May 2012
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Gladstone, Missouri, United States
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 attraction reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
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“Lovely spot”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2013

We stopped by in the evening and just walked around the grounds to take pictures. It was quite well cared for, and the mansion looks good from the outside. Great photo spot, even if the mansion is not giving tours right now.

Visited March 2013
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Ottawa
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97 reviews 97 reviews
38 attraction reviews
Reviews in 33 cities Reviews in 33 cities
92 helpful votes 92 helpful votes
“Closed for renovation”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2013

It looks fabulous but unfortunately it was closed when we visited. It has a good visitor centre and is easy to find in Fulton Rockport as I believe it is the only mansion

Visited April 2013
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Oklahoma
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101 attraction reviews
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131 helpful votes 131 helpful votes
“Let's work to keep these great treasures!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2013

The Fulton Mansion is just one of the many irreplaceable memories of the early days of amazing ingenuity and determination that our ancestors left for us. They stay open for us with donations, visiting revenue, and much hard work on the part of the volunteers who make this place and others available for the rest of us to see. The beauty and far reaching ideas of Mr. Fulton will amaze you. They have even left a room "unfinished" so that you can view the "bones" of the house and help you to understand why this house remains standing after many devastating hurricanes while the newer "better built" houses of today are destroyed.

Visited February 2013
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