Historical Markers in
Matagorda County, Texas

Ashby-Wilson Creek Community Bay City U.S.O. Building Bethel Baptist Church Bethlehem Christian Church Blessing Library Association Blessing State Bank Buckeye Cates-Price House Cedarvale Cemetery Christ Church Christ Episcopal Church City Hall and Fire Station, 1928 City of Matagorda Clemville Collegeport Collegeport Cemetery Confederate Defenses at the Mouth of Caney Creek Confederate Memorial (Matagorda) D. P. and Louise Moore House Daily Tribune and Matagorda County Tribune Dale-Rugeley-Sisk Home ca. 1830 Deming's Bridge Community Dr. Albert Moses Levy Dr. Henry Hofmann Loos Early Education in Matagorda Early Texas Freighting Eastview Cemetery Elliott's Ferry First Baptist Church of Bay City First Baptist Church of Palacios First Berean Missionary Baptist Church First Burials in Matagorda Cemetery, Benjamin Wightman and Esther Randall Wightman First Christian Church of Bay City First High School in Bay City First Presbyterian Church of Bay City First Presbyterian Church of Collegeport First Presbyterian Church of Palacios First United Methodist Church of Palacios Fisher-Sargent-Gottschalk House Gaines-Rugeley-LeTulle House General John Augustus Hulen Grimes Cemetery Grove Hill Missionary Baptist Church Hawkins Lake Home Hawley Cemetery Hensley - Gusman House Holman House Holy Cross Catholic Church Home of Horace Yeamans Hotel Blessing Ira Ingram Ira Ingram, First Speaker of the Texas House of Representatives John Duncan Kilbridge - Barkley House Lukefahr School Community Luther Hotel M. S. and Cora Alice Perry House Major George Morse Collinsworth Masonic Lodge #411 Matagorda Cemetery Matagorda Cemetery Matagorda County Matagorda County Matagorda Lodge No. 7, A.F. & A.M. Matagorda Methodist Church Matagorda, C.S.A. Memorial to all Veterans Midfield Cemetery Midfield Methodist Church Mother Zion Missionary Baptist Church Mount Pilgrim Missionary Baptist Church Old Bay City Bank Old Hawley Cemetery Old Matagorda Post Office Old Matagorda Post Office Palacios Cemetery Palacios Colored School Palacios Pavilions Palacios Preparatory School Philip H. Parker Post No. 2438, V.F.W. Pilgrim Rest Baptist Church Pilkington Slough Ranch Price-Farwell House Pybus-Koerber House R. J. Hill Building Richard Royster Royall Rugeley Building (Old City Bank) S. Rhoads Fisher Sacred Heart Catholic Church Saint Francis Catholic Church (Matagorda) Saint Mark's Episcopal Church (Bay City) Sargent Cemetery Sargent-Rugeley-Herreth House Selkirk Island Seth Ingram Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church Sinclair David Gervais Site of Camp Hulen Site of Caney Post Office Site of Dream Colony of Jane McManus Site of Early Bay City School Site of Hilliard High School St. Francis Catholic St. John's Episcopal Church St. Mark Missionary Baptist Church St. Mark's Episcopal Church St. Peter's Baptist Church St. Peter's Catholic Church Texas Baptist Encampment Grounds The A. B. Pierce Home The Culver Home The F. Cornelius House The Matagorda Incident The Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1862 Van Vleck Independent School District Vine Grove Christian Church W.C. Williams Building William Walter "Pudge" Heffelfinger World War I and II Memorial Yeamans-Stallard House
The world's first rodeo was held in Pecos, Texas in 1883. The event included bronco riding, calf roping, and bull riding.
~ Texas random facts