Brazos County Historic Markers

Use the page numbers at the bottom of the page to navigate the historical markers listed below. Click on the thumbnail images to see a larger size image, and click the title of each historic marker to see more information about it.

Also available online is an interactive Google map of historic markers in Brazos County.

2012

A movie theater has been at this location since 1913 and named “The Queen” since 1914. It was originally located in the three-story Stoddard Hotel built here in 1889.* The Schulman family purchased the theater business in 1926 and the building...

30.673175, -96.373620
2009

Bryan was platted on land granted to the Houston & Texas Central Railroad in 1859. In 1900, a second railroad, the Calvert, Waco & Brazos Valley (CW & BV) was built through Bryan by George Gould. The CW & BV built a depot here in...

Marker is located at the intersection of South Main St. and West 28th St. in Sale Park, Bryan, TX.
30.671654, -96.373877
2008

Two Bryan attorneys, M.J. Beale and B.K. Davis, donated four acres of land at this site in April, 1874 for the purpose of establishing the Reliance Baptist Church, School and Cemetery. The Community was originally called Little Georgia, taking...

From Bryan proceed east on FM 158 (Wm Joel Bryan Parkway, which becomes Boonville Road) for 3.1 miles to FM 1179. Take a left on FM 1179 for 6.7 miles to the cemetery, located on the left near the intersection of FM 1179 and Reliance Church Road.
30.742528, -96.240583
1992

German immigrant Adam Royder (d. 1894) donated one acre of land here for school purposes in 1891. A one-room schoolhouse was constructed where area students received instruction through the seventh grade. The Rock Prairie Missionary Baptist...

2405 Old Rock Prairie Rd., College Station.
30.584333, -96.280833
1991

Settled in the 1860s by Czech, German, and Polish immigrants, the Shiloh community was an area of large family farms. In addition to homes and farms, the settlement at one time boasted a community center, a two-room school, a vineyard, a mill,...

2604 Texas Avenue at College Station Cemetery, College Station.
30.604806, -96.306917
1992

This parish traces its origin to Episcopal services held in nearby Millican in 1864. A yellow fever epidemic in the Millican area prompted the relocation of the Saint Andrew's Mission to Bryan in 1867. A parish was formed that year and led by The...

217 W. 26th St., Bryan.
30.673750, -96.375056
1997

Although Catholic worship services were celebrated in Bryan by 1869, this church traces its history to the early 1870s. The first church building was erected about 1871 for a small active parish. The Reverend John Moore is considered to be the...

Corner of Preston and 26th Streets, Bryan.
30.673444, -96.367694
1994

The Rev. Joseph Pelnar of Bryan's St. Joseph Catholic Church erected a parish school building here in the early 1890s. The children of East European immigrant families dominated student enrollment at St. Joseph's until about the 1930s. Teachers...

109 N. Preston Ave., between E. 26th and William J. Bryan Pkwy., Bryan.
30.673639, -96.367778