Kendleton in Fort Bend County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
For their outstanding achievement and affluence, the plaque is dedicated to the Black citizenry of Kendleton.
Bicentennial Year, April 25, 1976.
Erected 1976 by the Association for Afro-American Life and History. (Marker Number 9002.)
Location. 29° 26.936′ N, 96° 0.056′ W. Marker is in Kendleton, Texas, in Fort Bend County. Marker is on Braxton Street just east of Lum Road (Farm to Market Road 2919), on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in the parking lot of the Kendleton City Hall, two blocks north of US Hwy. 59. Marker is in this post office area: Kendleton TX 77451, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within 14 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A different marker also named Kendleton (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Powell Point School (approx. 2.4 miles away); Site of World War II Prisoner of War Camp Wharton County Courthouse (approx. 11.3 miles away); First Baptist Church of Rosenberg (approx. 13.8 miles away).
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Additional keywords. Reconstruction Era
Categories. • African Americans • Agriculture • Notable Places • Settlements & Settlers •
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