“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 Fulshear, Texas

Clickable Map of Fort Bend 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> Fort Bend County, TX (122) Austin County, TX (115) Brazoria County, TX (174) Harris County, TX (504) Waller County, TX (49) Wharton County, TX (50)  FortBendCounty(122) Fort Bend County (122)  AustinCounty(115) Austin County (115)  BrazoriaCounty(174) Brazoria County (174)  HarrisCounty(504) Harris County (504)  WallerCounty(49) Waller County (49)  WhartonCounty(50) Wharton County (50)
Richmond is the county seat for Fort Bend County
Fulshear is in Fort Bend County
      Fort Bend County (122)  
      Austin County (115)  
      Brazoria County (174)  
      Harris County (504)  
      Waller County (49)  
      Wharton County (50)  
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1 Texas, Fort Bend County, Fulshear — 18521 — Albert and Ethel Herzstein
Albert H. Herzstein was born March 5, 1907, into a Jewish immigrant family in Trinidad, Colorado. The family lived in Clayton, New Mexico, and moved to Denver, Colorado, before Albert moved to Houston in 1925 and began working for a small welding . . . Map (db m145886) HM
2 Texas, Fort Bend County, Fulshear — 22462 — First United Methodist Church Fulshear
In 1844, Rev. John Patton (1800-1854), a Methodist Circuit Rider, founded Union Chappel Methodist Church. The congregation met at the Union Chapel Meeting Ground, land owned by Churchill Fulshear Jr., who deeded the 6.1 acres to the church in 1851. . . . Map (db m225292) HM
3 Texas, Fort Bend County, Fulshear — 17257 — Fulshear Black Cemetery
Oral tradition says that this cemetery began as a slave cemetery on the plantation of Tennessee native Churchill Fulshear. Many early burials are unmarked, and the oldest headstone is that of Rebecca Scott in 1915. In addition, midwives, a chef, a . . . Map (db m157667) HM
4 Texas, Fort Bend County, Fulshear — 8999 — Fulshear Cemetery
More than six acres here of the Mexican land grant acquired in 1824 by "Old 300" colonist Churchill Fulshear, Sr., were donated to the Methodist Episcopal Church, South, by Churchill Fulshear, Jr., in 1851. Originally Union Chappel Cemetery, it was . . . Map (db m145862) HM
5 Texas, Fort Bend County, Fulshear — 16356 — Pittsville
Planters preferring the prairie to the hazardous Brazos River bottoms settled this village in the 1840s. Named for store owners A. R. and Amanda (Wade) Pitts, it was a major commercial center by 1860. During the Civil War, the Pittsville Home Guard . . . Map (db m145863) HM
6 Texas, Fort Bend County, Fulshear — 13146 — Pleasant Hill Cemetery Reported damaged
​ In 1910, J.G. Mayes conveyed two acres of land from the Mason Briscoe estate to the Pleasant Hill Missionary Baptist Church at this site. Around 1930, community residents and church members began using the land behind the sanctuary as a . . . Map (db m157672) HM
7 Texas, Fort Bend County, Fulshear — 8998 — Town of Fulshear
On July 16, 1824, land grant of Mexico to Churchill Fulshear, one of the "Old 300" settlers of Stephen F. Austin, Father of Texas. Churchill Fulshear, Jr., veteran of Texas War for Independence, built 4-story brick mansion in 1850s, bred and raced . . . Map (db m145864) HM
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Dec. 9, 2023