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Historical Markers in Morgan''s Point, Texas

 
Clickable Map of Harris 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 Harris County, TX (427) Brazoria County, TX (176) Chambers County, TX (32) Fort Bend County, TX (67) Galveston County, TX (337) Liberty County, TX (57) Montgomery County, TX (50) Waller County, TX (49)  HarrisCounty(427) Harris County (427)  BrazoriaCounty(176) Brazoria County (176)  ChambersCounty(32) Chambers County (32)  FortBendCounty(67) Fort Bend County (67)  GalvestonCounty(337) Galveston County (337)  LibertyCounty(57) Liberty County (57)  MontgomeryCounty(50) Montgomery County (50)  WallerCounty(49) Waller County (49)
Houston is the county seat for Harris County
Morgan's Point is in Harris County
      Harris County (427)  
ADJACENT TO HARRIS COUNTY
      Brazoria County (176)  
      Chambers County (32)  
      Fort Bend County (67)  
      Galveston County (337)  
      Liberty County (57)  
      Montgomery County (50)  
      Waller County (49)  
 
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1Texas (Harris County), Morgan's Point — 10608 — Bay Ridge / Morgan's Point
The peninsula on Galveston Bay known as Morgan's Point was named for early landowner Colonel James Morgan. Later the area became a favorite summer retreat for wealthy Houston residents who sought refuge from the oppressive heat and humidity of the . . . Map (db m51410) HM
2Texas (Harris County), Morgan's Point — Col. James Morgan
Although the original land grant went to Johnson Hunter in 1824 and the Point was owned by Nicholas Clopper from 1826 until 1835, it was James Morgan who gave the Point its name. Morgan purchased 1600 acres from Nicholas Clopper in December of . . . Map (db m60899) HM
3Texas (Harris County), Morgan's Point — 10782 — Governor Ross Sterling Mansion
Architect Alfred C. Finn of Houston drew the plans for this scaled-down replica of the American White House for oil executive Ross S. Sterling (1875-1949). Completed in 1927 on the residential "Gold Coast" stretching from La Porte to Morgan's Point, . . . Map (db m51469) HM
4Texas (Harris County), Morgan's Point — 10683 — Gribble-Hofheinz House
Constructed in 1896 as the summer home of prominent Houston businessman Risdon D. Gribble (1836-1907) and his wife Adelaide (1841-1926). This house was oriented toward the water to take advantage of bay breezes. Flamboyant Houston businessman and . . . Map (db m179212) HM
5Texas (Harris County), Morgan's Point — John A. Grimes Memorial ParkMorgan’s Point, Texas
Mayor – April 7, 1984 through June 1, 1992 Dedicated to Mayor John A. Grimes July 10, 1924 – June 1, 1992 John A. Grimes was elected Mayor on April 7th, 1984 and had just been elected to his fifth two-year term when he was killed . . . Map (db m60827) HM
6Texas (Harris County), Morgan's Point — 10735 — Morgan's Point Cemetery
One of the oldest cemeteries in continuous use in Harris County, this cemetery was founded by Colonel James Morgan, Texas revolutionary soldier. Located on land bought by Morgan in 1834, it was part of a family estate called "The Orange Grove." . . . Map (db m51396) HM
7Texas (Harris County), Morgan's Point — 10741 — New Washington
Located at the junction of Buffalo Bayou and San Jacinto Bay, the townsite of New Washington was settled by Col. James Morgan (1786-1866), who bought 1600 acres of land in the area in 1835. A native of Philadelphia, Morgan had come to Texas in 1830 . . . Map (db m50137) HM
8Texas (Harris County), Morgan's Point — 10705 — Wade and Mamie Irvin House
Designed by prominent Houston architect Joseph Finger, this house was built in 1927 as the summer home of Houston business leaders Wade (1872-1941) and Mamie (1878-1957) Irvin. They owned a number of companies, and Wade was the founder and president . . . Map (db m68242) HM
 
 
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Jul. 4, 2022