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Tag Archives: History

City of Humble Historical Marker

The field was named for the town. A group of its operators, including Ross S. Sterling, later (1931-33) governor of Texas, in 1911 incorporated a new oil company named for the field, thus spreading into the annals of world commerce the town's name.

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Humble Lodge No. 979, A.F. & A.M. – Humble (164)

Near the turn of the century, the town of Humble was home to many Masons who were members of lodges located in nearby towns

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First United Methodist Church of Humble – Humble (86) – Historical Marker

Founded in 1886, Humble was an oil boom town in 1907 when the Rev. J. T. Browning of Houston began conducting Methodist worship services for residents of the area.

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Atascocita Trail

Atascocita Trail – “Alonzo De Leon, Spanish explorer used this route as early as 1690. In 1757 The Spanish built a fort and established the Atascocita settlement on this road to prevent French trade with the Indians. The Atascocita Trail was traveled extensively from 1750 until after the war of secession. It fell into disuse about this time because most …

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The Bevil Jarrell Memorial Bridge

The Bevil Jarrell Memorial Bridge crossing the San Jacinto River between Humble and Kingwood.

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Lambrecht’s Artesian Well – Humble (50) – Historical Marker

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