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History gives the present its perspective, and the future    its guide. Its importance is immense!

The Fort Bend County Historical Commission is charged with encouraging and assisting historical awareness and appreciation within the county. Additionally, it institutes and carries out a continuing survey of the county’s historical buildings, sites, cemeteries, archeological sites, both public and private, and other historical features within the county. It assists and advises organizations and individuals in the process of application for Texas Historical Markers. It reports to the Fort Bend County Commissioners Court and the Texas Historical Commission.

Commission members are appointed by the Commissioners’ Court for a term of two years starting in January of odd numbered years. Commission meetings are held on the third Tuesday of the month in the months of February, May, August, and November.

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  • Please take a few minutes to answer questions regarding the Fort Bend County website. Your feedback is appreciated.... READ MORE
  • Presentation of the award is scheduled for Thursday, March 2, in the Veranda Room at the Safari Texas, 11627 FM 1464 in Richmond. The event, which is hosted by the Fort Bend County Historical Commission, begins at 7 p.m. and is free and open to the public.... READ MORE
  • An annual ceremony honoring Mirabeau B. Lamar, Texas soldier and statesman whose final years were spent in Fort Bend County, will be conducted on Thursday, Jan. 26, at Lamar's grave in Richmond's historic Morton Cemetery.... READ MORE
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Last updated: 11/7/2016 2:06:28 PM