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Historical Markers in Pearland, 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 (67) Galveston County, TX (337) Harris County, TX (427) Matagorda County, TX (107) Wharton County, TX (45)  BrazoriaCounty(176) Brazoria County (176)  FortBendCounty(67) Fort Bend County (67)  GalvestonCounty(337) Galveston County (337)  HarrisCounty(427) Harris County (427)  MatagordaCounty(107) Matagorda County (107)  WhartonCounty(45) Wharton County (45)
Angleton is the county seat for Brazoria County
Pearland is in Brazoria County
      Brazoria County (176)  
ADJACENT TO BRAZORIA COUNTY
      Fort Bend County (67)  
      Galveston County (337)  
      Harris County (427)  
      Matagorda County (107)  
      Wharton County (45)  
 
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1Texas (Brazoria County), Pearland — 11763 — First United Methodist Church of Pearland
Though local Methodist worship can be traced to 1894, this congregation was officially organized in 1898 as the Methodist Episcopal Church of Pearland. The original frame building, shared with other denominations, was damaged in the storm of 1900 . . . Map (db m137335) HM
2Texas (Brazoria County), Pearland — 9593 — Old Settler's Cemetery — (0.2 miles west)
Settlement of this area began as a result of railroad development through north Brazoria County in 1882. First known as Mark Belt, the townsite was platted in 1894 and named Pearland because of the abundance of pear orchards in the vicinity. An . . . Map (db m50134) HM
3Texas (Brazoria County), Pearland — 9582 — Pearland and the Santa Fe Railroad
The Gulf, Colorado, and Santa Fe Railroad built a siding switch called "Mark Belt" near here in 1883 as part of its Houston to Alvin branch rail line. In 1893 William Zychlinski purchased 2560 acres in this area which he subdivided and platted in . . . Map (db m174019) HM
4Texas (Brazoria County), Pearland — 17620 — Robert L. and Julia Martin Hunter
Robert Lee Hunter and Julia Iva Martin had roots in Pearland as early as the the 1890s when the area was known as Mark Belt. Robert Lee Hunter was born to Josephine Bonaparte Estes and Thomas Johnson Hunter on November 16, 1868 in Fort Bend County . . . Map (db m174018) HM
5Texas (Brazoria County), Pearland — 11765 — The 1937 Pearland High School
A terrible storm ravaged Pearland in 1915. Among the important structures it destroyed was the town's high school. For the next 22 years, Pearland teenagers traveled to Webster to attend classes. The long commute severely curtailed their involvement . . . Map (db m137329) HM
6Texas (Brazoria County), Pearland — 11767 — Zychlinski Park
Named for the Polish nobleman who came to Brazoria County in the late 1880s and fell in love with the flowering pear trees in an area he called Pearland, Zychlinski Park was included in the original town site. Captain Wilhelm Zychlinski bought . . . Map (db m137331) HM
 
 
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Jul. 2, 2022