“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 Sugar Land, 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 (75) Austin County, TX (101) Brazoria County, TX (176) Harris County, TX (428) Waller County, TX (49) Wharton County, TX (45)  FortBendCounty(75) Fort Bend County (75)  AustinCounty(101) Austin County (101)  BrazoriaCounty(176) Brazoria County (176)  HarrisCounty(428) Harris County (428)  WallerCounty(49) Waller County (49)  WhartonCounty(45) Wharton County (45)
Richmond is the county seat for Fort Bend County
Sugar Land is in Fort Bend County
      Fort Bend County (75)  
      Austin County (101)  
      Brazoria County (176)  
      Harris County (428)  
      Waller County (49)  
      Wharton County (45)  
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1Texas (Fort Bend County), Sugar Land — 9000 — Hodge's Bend Cemetery
A veteran of "Swamp Fox" Francis Marion's South Carolina brigade during the American Revolution, Alexander Hodge (b. 1760) brought his family to Texas in 1825. Hodge was prominent among the "Old Three Hundred" settlers; his sons fought in the . . . Map (db m27747) HM
2Texas (Fort Bend County), Sugar Land — 18089 — Imperial Prison Farm Cemetery
Prior to the Civil War, this rich river bottom land was known for its cotton, corn and sugar cane crops and sugar mill. With the emancipation of slaves in 1865, area plantation owners struggled to work the fields and mill. In 1878, landowners L.A. . . . Map (db m157744) HM
3Texas (Fort Bend County), Sugar Land — 8971 — Paschal Paolo Borden
. . . Map (db m202074) HM
4Texas (Fort Bend County), Sugar Land — 13179 — Stafford Plantation
Tennessean William Joseph Stafford and his second wife, Martha Cartwright, moved their family to this area in 1822 as part of Stephen F. Austin's "Old 300" colony. Here they reared eight children and developed a plantation with a sugar cane mill and . . . Map (db m202071) HM
5Texas (Fort Bend County), Sugar Land — 22482 — Sugar Land First United Methodist Church
Methodist services in Sugar Land date back to as early as 1910, when Rev. C.C. Miller organized an informal church. There was no full-time minister, and activities such as evangelical worship services, bible study and hymn singing were intermittent. . . . Map (db m202062) HM
6Texas (Fort Bend County), Sugar Land — 9071 — Sugar Land Independent School District No. 17
A public school was established as early as 1912 for families moving to the company town of Sugar Land. In 1918, the State Legislature created Sugar Land Independent School District No.17, with the requirement that at least two of the seven board . . . Map (db m157771) HM
7Texas (Fort Bend County), Sugar Land — Sugar Land Refinery
The center of the sugar industry from Texas colonial days and the site of the first sugar refinery in Texas located by S. M. Williams on land granted to him by the Mexican government.Map (db m27764) HM
8Texas (Fort Bend County), Sugar Land — 12990 — Texas Prison System Central State Farm Main Building
Central State Farm's roots trace to the late 1870s, when the original 5235 acres of the sugar plantation here were worked by convict labor. In the 19th and early 20th centuries, public sentiment largely supported a self-sustaining prison system, . . . Map (db m28499) HM
9Texas (Fort Bend County), Sugar Land — William J. Stafford Cemetery
One of the Oldest Anglo-American Cemeteries in Texas. On Aug 16, 1824, the Mexican Government Deeded Him 6.8197 Acres. William Joseph Stafford Mar. 22, 1764 - Sept. 23, 1840 Martha Ann Cartwright Stafford Jan. 28, 1800 - Mar. 14, 1842 . . . Map (db m202072) HM
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Aug. 15, 2022