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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Rosenberg, 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 (182) Harris County, TX (536) Waller County, TX (49) Wharton County, TX (50)  FortBendCounty(122) Fort Bend County (122)  AustinCounty(115) Austin County (115)  BrazoriaCounty(182) Brazoria County (182)  HarrisCounty(536) Harris County (536)  WallerCounty(49) Waller County (49)  WhartonCounty(50) Wharton County (50)
Richmond is the county seat for Fort Bend County
Rosenberg is in Fort Bend County
      Fort Bend County (122)  
      Austin County (115)  
      Brazoria County (182)  
      Harris County (536)  
      Waller County (49)  
      Wharton County (50)  
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1 Texas, Fort Bend County, Rosenberg — 9077 — Charles Harvey Waddell(January 18, 1888 - January 28, 1950)
​ A native of Arkansas, Charles Harvey Waddell came to Texas with his family at an early age. He became an automobile dealer in 1910 and in 1914 formed the Fort Bend Telephone Company. He served as County Tax Collector from 1919 to 1922, and . . . Map (db m158452) HM
2 Texas, Fort Bend County, Rosenberg — 8991 — First Baptist Church of Rosenberg
In 1896, three Baptist men organized this church. T.E. Muse served as the first pastor from 1898 to 1900. The 1900 Galveston hurricane destroyed an unfinished church building. Services were held in a nearby church and in a rail car until a . . . Map (db m92422) HM
3 Texas, Fort Bend County, Rosenberg — 8996 — Fort Bend Telephone Company
Founded in 1914, the Fort Bend Telephone Company began when Charles H. Waddell purchased nine individual telephone lines in the Needville community and established a central switchboard exchange. The company grew quickly and soon connected the . . . Map (db m158456) HM
4 Texas, Fort Bend County, Rosenberg — 16947 — Holy Rosary Catholic Parish
In 1895, Arabella Dorigan donated two lots for the building of a Catholic church in Rosenberg. Mass was held periodically in other buildings until 1911, when a wooden church and rectory were build at Avenue H and 6th Street. A fire destroyed the . . . Map (db m225483) HM
5 Texas, Fort Bend County, Rosenberg — 8968 — Home of Thomas Barnett1798-1843
Alcalde, Municipality of Austin, 1827 and 1829 • President, Ayuntamiento of San Felipe, 1833 Member of the Consultation, 1835 • Signer of the Texas Declaration of IndependenceMap (db m225920) HM
6 Texas, Fort Bend County, Rosenberg — 15974 — Julius Edward Junker
Julius Edward Junker (1891-1972) contributed significantly to the civic and agricultural development of Rosenberg and Fort Bend County. He was a founder of the First National Bank of Rosenberg in 1925 and served as County Chairman of "New Deal" . . . Map (db m158511) HM
7 Texas, Fort Bend County, Rosenberg — 13044 — Macario García
Macario García was born on January 2, 1920, in Villa de Castaño, Mexico, to Luciano and Josefa García. The family moved to Fort Bend County, Texas, in 1923 to pick crops in Sugar Land. In 1942, Macario García was drafted into the U.S. Army to . . . Map (db m208007) HM
8 Texas, Fort Bend County, Rosenberg — 9003 — Mirabeau Buonaparte LamarPresident of the Republic of Texas
Born 1798 in Georgia. Came to Texas 1835. Became involved immediately in movement for independence from Mexico. Upon fall of the Alamo and news of Goliad Massacre, joined Texas Army as a private, as Houston moved eastward toward San Jacinto. . . . Map (db m126520) HM
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9 Texas, Fort Bend County, Rosenberg — 9060 — Robinowitz Brothers
The Robinowitz family immigrated to the United States from Russia between 1898 and 1910. Beginning a new life in Texas, the brothers worked as peddlers for several years before opening stores in Richmond, Beasley, and Rosenberg. As merchants and . . . Map (db m158454) HM
10 Texas, Fort Bend County, Rosenberg — 9062 — Rosenberg
Founded on a site in original Mexican Land Grant of early settler Henry Scott, where a small, nameless shipping point existed on the Brazos early as 1830. The Buffalo Bayou, Brazos & Colorado Railroad had tracks here before 1860. Town developed . . . Map (db m201882) HM
11 Texas, Fort Bend County, Rosenberg — 13127 — Rosenberg Cemetery
The Rosenberg Cemetery, formerly the Woodmen of the World (W.O.W.) Cemetery, had its beginnings in three separate but adjacent cemeteries - the W.O.W. Cemetery, and Moers and Klauke additions. Although it includes burials dating to the 1890s, the . . . Map (db m158535) HM
12 Texas, Fort Bend County, Rosenberg — Rosenberg City Hall Gazebo Plaza
Developed and Erected By The Rosenberg Sesquicentennial Committee Jill Beard & Margaret Gonzales Co-Chairmen As a gift to the City of Rosenberg on the occasion of the Texas Sesquicentennial 1986 In grateful appreciation to those members . . . Map (db m158524) HM WM
13 Texas, Fort Bend County, Rosenberg — 9063 — Rosenberg Post Office
This post office was established in 1881, a year after Rosenberg was founded on the newly laid route of the Santa Fe Railroad. Early post office locations include a hotel and a general store. Parcel Post service began in 1913, and by 1928 . . . Map (db m158464) HM
14 Texas, Fort Bend County, Rosenberg — 9058 — Taylor Ray(1863-1936)
Born in Wabash, Indiana, Taylor Ray left home at the age of 13 to seek his fortune. In 1890 he married Mattie Newton (1871-1951) and they had seven children. As railroad freight agent for the Wells Fargo Co., in 1894, Ray was temporarily assigned . . . Map (db m211547) HM
15 Texas, Fort Bend County, Rosenberg — 9073 — Teague-Waddell House
Local businessman Norman P. Teague (1879-1913) and his wife Sidney Claire (Brooks) (1879-1952) erected this two-story residence in 1910. It has ornate columns and Classical Revival detailing popular at the time. This was one of several elegant . . . Map (db m211549) HM
16 Texas, Fort Bend County, Rosenberg — 14747 — Trinity Lutheran Church
in 1905, thirteen charter members, who had already been meeting in the area, organized this church to serve the Beasley and Needville communities they erected a building, which members replaced in 1909 after it was destroyed by a storm in order . . . Map (db m211959) HM
17 Texas, Fort Bend County, Rosenberg — 9075 — Trone-Ray-Lane House
This house is located on the 1824 land grant of one of Stephen F. Austin's "Old 300" colonists, Henry Scott. It was built as a wedding gift in 1909 for rancher-banker Earl R. Trone and his wife. Her parents from Indiana had it constructed of pine . . . Map (db m211961) HM
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18 Texas, Fort Bend County, Rosenberg — 9076 — Vogelsang Building
Built in 1910 by Jacob Gray, this building was leased by Louis A. Vogelsang (1874-1961) in 1916 for his general merchandise business. Vogelsang bought the property in 1922, and continued to operate his store at this site until 1947. The early . . . Map (db m158462) HM
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Jun. 23, 2024