Historical Marker

Nueces River at Texas Boundary

Historical marker location:
Cotulla, Texas

Until 1836 this river formed the undisputed western boundary of Texas. By the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo, signed in February, 1848, the boundary line between Mexico and the United States was fixed at the Rio Grande.

Marker year: 1936

As one of the most visible programs of the Texas Historical Commission (THC), historical markers commemorate diverse topics in Texas history, including: the history and architecture of houses, commercial and public buildings, religious congregations, and military sites; events that changed the course of local and state history; and individuals who have made lasting contributions to our state, community organizations, and businesses.