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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Angleton, Texas

 
Clickable Map of Brazoria County, Texas and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil; HMdb.org; J.J.Prats/dc:title> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Usa_counties_large.svg Brazoria County, TX (176) Fort Bend County, TX (76) Galveston County, TX (337) Harris County, TX (428) Matagorda County, TX (108) Wharton County, TX (46)  BrazoriaCounty(176) Brazoria County (176)  FortBendCounty(76) Fort Bend County (76)  GalvestonCounty(337) Galveston County (337)  HarrisCounty(428) Harris County (428)  MatagordaCounty(108) Matagorda County (108)  WhartonCounty(46) Wharton County (46)
Angleton is the county seat for Brazoria County
Angleton is in Brazoria County
      Brazoria County (176)  
ADJACENT TO BRAZORIA COUNTY
      Fort Bend County (76)  
      Galveston County (337)  
      Harris County (428)  
      Matagorda County (108)  
      Wharton County (46)  
 
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1Texas (Brazoria County), Angleton — 1895 Brazoria County Courthouse Column
This stone is an original column from the 1895 Brazoria County Courthouse located in Brazoria, Texas. Column donated by Mr. A. T. "Tom" Covert in memory of his beloved wife Georgia City of Angleton Centennial Time Capsule 1892 - 1992 Placed May . . . Map (db m173354) HM
2Texas (Brazoria County), Angleton — 11961 — Angleton Independent School District
On September 5, 1892, two Angleton residents donated one of the original town blocks near this site to the city for school purposes. Citizens contributed two hundred dollars for a frame building to house the first classes for Angleton students and . . . Map (db m129301) HM
3Texas (Brazoria County), Angleton — Brazoria County Ring Of Honor
Flagpole stone, outward-facing side: Dedicated To The Members Of The Armed Forces From Brazoria County Who Gave Their Lives In Service Of Their Country To fallen soldiers let us sing, Where no rockets fly nor bullets wing, Our broken . . . Map (db m173310) HM
4Texas (Brazoria County), Angleton — 9559 — First Baptist Church of Angleton
The First Baptist Church of Angleton was established in 1896 with Joseph Matthew Kailin as pastor. A hurricane in 1900 destroyed the sanctuary. Members met in borrowed facilities until 1911 when a new church building was erected. The congregation . . . Map (db m173320) HM
5Texas (Brazoria County), Angleton — 13294 — First Missionary Baptist Church of Angleton
Angleton's First Missionary Baptist Church organized in 1898, when it primarily served African American field hands and tenant farmers from the surrounding agricultural area. In 1905, under the direction of the Rev. Hamp Evans, congregants built . . . Map (db m173322) HM
6Texas (Brazoria County), Angleton — 15821 — Holy Comforter Episcopal Church
On April 12, 1898, Rt. Rev. G. H. Kinsolving, Episcopal Bishop of the Diocese of Texas, visited Angleton to preach a sermon at the Methodist church at the invitation of an Episcopal Sunday School founded in 1897. While in Angleton, he also . . . Map (db m173308) HM
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7Texas (Brazoria County), Angleton — 9533 — Old Brazoria County Courthouse
Angleton's first permanent courthouse was built in 1897, a year after the city was chosen Brazoria County seat. Constructed from plans originally drawn for the Matagorda County courthouse, the structure was enlarged and extensively remodeled in . . . Map (db m120661) HM
8Texas (Brazoria County), Angleton — 13337 — Robert J. Calder
Robert James Calder was born in 1810 to James H. and Jane E. (Caldwell) Calder in Baltimore, Maryland. His father died when he was a child, and Robert and his mother moved to Kentucky, where he was raised in part by his mother's family. They moved . . . Map (db m120660) HM
9Texas (Brazoria County), Angleton — 9595 — Sheriff Joe H. Snow(1872-1920)
Born in West Columbia, Texas. Married; had one son. Served as justice of the peace, Precinct 2, 1900-1912. Was appointed deputy sheriff of Brazoria County in 1913; elected sheriff in 1918; reelected for an additional 2-year term. Was killed in . . . Map (db m173307) HM
10Texas (Brazoria County), Angleton — Stephen F. Austin, Father of TexasNovember 3, 1793 - December 27, 1836
Stephen was born in Virginia to Moses and Maria Austin in 1793. Stephen grew up to help run his father's lead mining business in Missouri, serve in the local militia battalion and the Missouri territorial legislature. Later, as Stephen studied law . . . Map (db m177382) HM
11Texas (Brazoria County), Angleton — Sugar Kettle
Brazoria County was the leading sugar producing county in Texas in the 1840's & 1850's. Sugar cane was grown and processed in sugar mills on large plantations using slave labor. After the cane was ground and the juice was extracted, the cane . . . Map (db m173315) HM
12Texas (Brazoria County), Angleton — 9599 — Sweeny Home
Tennessee native Rees P. Sweeny (1856-1937) constructed this raised Victorian house in 1896, the year Angleton became the seat of government for Brazoria County. The county's tax collector from the early 1890s to 1902, Sweeny moved here as part of . . . Map (db m173309) HM
13Texas (Brazoria County), Angleton — Texas Sesquicentennial 1836-1986
Commemorating Texas Sesquicentennial 1836-1986 Brazoria County Chairman Mrs. C. C. KirkpatrickMap (db m173318) HM WM
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14Texas (Brazoria County), Angleton — The Brazos Lighthouse
This structure is the turret from the Brazos Lighthouse erected near the mouth of the Brazos River in 1895-1896 to aid navigation through the newly constructed jetties into the river. Light originally came from an oil lamp producing 35,000 . . . Map (db m173314) HM
 
 
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Sep. 27, 2022