“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 Kendleton, 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 (91) Austin County, TX (115) Brazoria County, TX (176) Harris County, TX (431) Waller County, TX (49) Wharton County, TX (50)  FortBendCounty(91) Fort Bend County (91)  AustinCounty(115) Austin County (115)  BrazoriaCounty(176) Brazoria County (176)  HarrisCounty(431) Harris County (431)  WallerCounty(49) Waller County (49)  WhartonCounty(50) Wharton County (50)
Richmond is the county seat for Fort Bend County
Kendleton is in Fort Bend County
      Fort Bend County (91)  
      Austin County (115)  
      Brazoria County (176)  
      Harris County (431)  
      Waller County (49)  
      Wharton County (50)  
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1Texas, Fort Bend County, Kendleton — 16252 — Terry v. Adams
During the first half of the 20th century, the U. S. Supreme Court heard a series of significant Texas voting rights cases which collectively ended the “white primary” system established in many areas of the South after the Civil War. White . . . Map (db m211552) HM
2Texas, Fort Bend County, Kendleton — 9002 — Kendleton
The site on which Kendleton now stands was originally a Mexican land grant to settler Elizabeth Powell, whose house was an early-day stage stop. During the Texas Revolution, in 1836, Santa Anna's Mexican Army camped near here. Later the . . . Map (db m4419) HM
3Texas, Fort Bend County, Kendleton — 9002 — Kendleton
Kendleton was originally a large plantation area of land in the western section of Fort Bend County. During the Reconstruction Era, free Negroes from Colorado and Washington Counties developed a colony of 100-acre plots. Having relocated several . . . Map (db m14126) HM
4Texas, Fort Bend County, Kendleton — 9057 — Powell Point School
William E. Kendall, an Anglo lawyer from Richmond, Texas, subdivided his plantation here into 100-acre farm tracts in 1869. He sold the land exclusively to Freedmen and by the 1880s a distinctly African American community named Kendleton had . . . Map (db m201991) HM
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Feb. 7, 2023