—(Freeport Sulphur Company Building) —The Freeport Sulphur Company was instrumental in the founding and early development of the city of Freeport and the region. It was incorporated on July 12, 1912, and then organized the Freeport Townsite Company with the purpose of developing a city on the west bank of the Brazos River. The city was designed to be free of wharf and dock charges to facilitate the importation of goods and supplies into the town, especially to the sulphur mines at Bryan Mound, and to expedite the exportation of sulphur to national and international markets.
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|Placed By||Texas Historical Commission|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Monday, August 1st, 2016 at 9:01am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||15R E 271310 N 3204667|
|Decimal Degrees||28.94958333, -95.34645000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 28° 56.975', W 95° 20.787'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||28° 56' 58.5" N, 95° 20' 47.22" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Area Code(s)||979, 281|
|Which side of the road?||Marker is on the right when traveling South|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 220 W Park Ave, Freeport TX 77541, US|
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