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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.
Photographed By James Hulse, September 14, 2020
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.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Industry & Commerce. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Colonists series list.
 
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. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Sugar Land TX 77478, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Sugar Land Independent School District No. 17 (approx. 0.4 miles away); Texas Prison System Central State Farm Main Building (approx. 1.7 miles away); Imperial Prison Farm Cemetery (approx. 1.7 miles away); Hodge's Bend Cemetery (approx. 2.1 miles away); Stafford's Point
Sugar Land Refinery Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Gregory Walker, January 22, 2010
2. Sugar Land Refinery Marker
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(approx. 3.2 miles away); Buffalo Bayou, Brazos & Colorado (approx. 4.9 miles away); Stafford Municipal School District (approx. 5.7 miles away); Alief Cemetery (approx. 6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sugar Land.
 
Historic sugar refining vat and Sugar Land Refinery marker. image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Gregory Walker, January 22, 2010
3. 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.
Photographed By Gregory Walker, February 21, 2010
4. Sugar Land Refinery is closed and may be redeveloped for other use.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 15, 2020. It was originally submitted on February 20, 2010, by Gregory Walker of La Grange, Texas. This page has been viewed 1,347 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on September 14, 2020, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas.   2, 3. submitted on February 20, 2010, by Gregory Walker of La Grange, Texas.   4. submitted on March 10, 2010, by Gregory Walker of La Grange, Texas. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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Jul. 3, 2022