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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Rosenberg, Texas
Location of Rosenberg, Texas
► Fort Bend County (65) ► Austin County (75) ► Brazoria County (114) ► Harris County (413) ► Waller County (49) ► Wharton County (26)
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| 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|
|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|
| 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|
| 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|
| 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|
| 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|
| 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 m158523) HM|
| 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|
| 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|
| 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|
| 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|