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    The Culver Home
    Matagorda, Texas

    On Wightman and Caney Street

    Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
    Matagorda Tx - Historic Culver Home
    Historic Culver Home
    Photo courtesy Barclay Gibson, February 2009
    Historical Marker Text

    The Culver Home

    Built in the late 1890's for owner George B. Culver. Roy Shoultz, architect.

    Colonial styling, with two large galleries and cupola. House built of Louisiana pine and cypress. Tile for fireplace brought from England.

    Distinguished visitors have included statesmen, railroad and church leaders in Texas.

    Culver, pioneer of intercoastal canal, drilled first artesian well in townsite in 1904.

    Recorded Texas Historic Landmark, 1967
    Matagorda Tx - Culver Home Historical Marker
    Culver Home Historical Marker
    Photo courtesy Barclay Gibson, February 2009
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