“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers in Burton, Texas

Clickable Map of Washington County, Texas and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> Washington County, TX (132) Austin County, TX (115) Brazos County, TX (61) Burleson County, TX (41) Fayette County, TX (135) Grimes County, TX (49) Lee County, TX (32) Waller County, TX (49)  WashingtonCounty(132) Washington County (132)  AustinCounty(115) Austin County (115)  BrazosCounty(61) Brazos County (61)  BurlesonCounty(41) Burleson County (41)  FayetteCounty(135) Fayette County (135)  GrimesCounty(49) Grimes County (49)  LeeCounty(32) Lee County (32)  WallerCounty(49) Waller County (49)
Brenham is the county seat for Washington County
Burton is in Washington County
      Washington County (132)  
      Austin County (115)  
      Brazos County (61)  
      Burleson County (41)  
      Fayette County (135)  
      Grimes County (49)  
      Lee County (32)  
      Waller County (49)  
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1Texas (Washington County), Burton — 8315 — Burton Community
John M. Burton (1806-77) of Georgia came to Texas in the 1820s, and to this area in 1834. When the Houston & Texas Central Railroad was being built in 1869, he sold land for townsite. Post office opened Sept. 23, 1870, with Charles Huberich as . . . Map (db m106039) HM
2Texas (Washington County), Burton — 8317 — Burton Farmers Gin
In December 1913 a group of local farmers met to organize the Burton Farmers Gin Association. This two-story corrugated metal-clad gin building was constructed in 1914. The gin's machinery was steam-powered until 1925, when an oil engine was . . . Map (db m111945) HM
3Texas (Washington County), Burton — NL109 — Burton Farmers Gin 1914National Mechanical Engineering Landmark
This is the earliest known survivor of an integrated cotton ginning system widely used to process cotton from wagon to bale in a continuous operation. The gin machinery was designed and built in 1914 by the Lummus Cotton Gin Company and can . . . Map (db m111947) HM
4Texas (Washington County), Burton — 8363 — Gideon Lincecum(1793-1874)
As a boy Gideon Lincecum moved with his father to various frontier sites in his native Georgia and in Mississippi. It was during this time that he developed insights about natural habitats and cultivated an understanding of Indian culture which . . . Map (db m93501) HM
5Texas (Washington County), Burton — 8388 — Site of St. Paul-Rehburg School
Although the earliest written records of the St. Paul and Rehburg Schools date to 1880 and 1883 respectively, local tradition suggests they originated with informal classes held at the homes of pioneer farmers in this area of Washington County in . . . Map (db m109025) HM
6Texas (Washington County), Burton — 16948 — St. John's United Church of Christ Cemetery
In June 1894, a Christian congregation called Evangelical St. John’s Church of Burton organized. In October 1899, a long-felt need for a cemetery for the church was met when two acres of land, a mile east of Burton, were purchased from Mr. and . . . Map (db m151370) HM
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Sep. 28, 2022