Founded by Quakers from Pennsylvania, church and school were central to community life. The Cecil and Frances Brown House was built by Houston architect Henry A. Stubee (312 Friendswood Drive). Today, the city is close to Houston area attractions and the beach at Galveston. Annual events include the Spring Sparkle in April, Youth Fishing Derby in May, Heritage Day Festival in October and Flap Jack Fun Run in December.



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