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Genealogy: History of Fort Bend County

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Lectures, History/Genealogy

Age Group:

Young Adult, Adult
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Program Description


Fort Bend County was created in 1837 and is deeply rooted in Texas history. This presentation will take you from Fort Bend County's beginnings to the mid-1900s. Learn about the fascinating people and events that made Fort Bend County what it is today. This brief history will touch on topics such as colonization, Texas Revolution, Imperial Sugar, the Civil War, Terry’s Texas Rangers, The Jaybird – Woodpecker War, and World War II.