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Sugar Land in Fort Bend County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Sugar Land Refinery

 
 
Sugar Land Refinery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Gregory Walker, January 22, 2010
1. Sugar Land Refinery Marker
Inscription. The center of the sugar industry from Texas colonial days and the site of the first sugar refinery in Texas located by S. M. Williams on land granted to him by the Mexican government.
 
Erected 1952 by The Texas Society Daughters of the American Colonists.
 
Location. 29° 37.231′ N, 95° 38.152′ W. Marker is in Sugar Land, Texas, in Fort Bend County. Marker is on Sugar Land Street 0 miles west of Brooks Street, on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Sugar Land TX 77478, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Texas Prison System Central State Farm Main Building (approx. 1.7 miles away); Hodge's Bend Cemetery (approx. 2.1 miles away); Stafford's Point (approx. 3.2 miles away); Buffalo Bayou, Brazos & Colorado (approx. 4.9 miles away); Dismounted Texas Cavalry (approx. 6.7 miles away); Site of the Home of Mirabeau B. Lamar (approx. 7.5 miles away); Site of Fort Bend (approx. 7.8 miles away); Site of the Home of Randal Jones (approx. 7.8 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Sugar Land.
 
Categories. Industry & Commerce
 
Historic sugar refining vat and Sugar Land Refinery marker. image. Click for full size.
By Gregory Walker, January 22, 2010
2. Historic sugar refining vat and Sugar Land Refinery marker.
Sugar Land Refinery is closed and may be redeveloped for other use. image. Click for full size.
By Gregory Walker, February 21, 2010
3. Sugar Land Refinery is closed and may be redeveloped for other use.
 
 
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