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Milam County, Texas - Historical Markers


Port Sullivan

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Marker TitlePort Sullivan
Locationoff FM 485 & CR 260, 1 mile to CR 259 approx. 1.3 miles on south side of dirt road
CityPort Sullivan
Year Marker Erected1936
Text on MarkerEarly important trade and educational center. Established by Augustus W. Sullivan in 1835. River navigation extended to this point for many years. The Austin-East Texas and the Houston-Waco roads crossed here. On this spot was located Port Sullivan College. Established in the early fifties. Incorporated December 16, 1863. Destroyed by fire in 1878.
SourceTexas Historical Commission's Texas Historic Sites Atlas Database - July 2003

BOOK: Port Sullivan, Texas: Ghost Town by John Martin Brockman, Ph,D.
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Created on 27 July 2003 and last revised on 21 Apr 2004.