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Montgomery in Montgomery County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Montgomery County Jail

1855 - 1889

 
 
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By Brian Anderson, January 13, 2019
1. Montgomery County Jail Marker
Inscription.  The jail was built by Pauly Jail Company in St. Louis, Missouri. The cells were in a wooden-one room building that sat next to the courthouse which was located on this lot. The cells were moved down to the railroad depot after the courthouse was moved to Conroe. The cells remained at the railroad until being moved to its present location in 1981 by A.E. Smallwood of the Montgomery Civic Assn.
 
Erected 2012 by the City of Montgomery.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings. A significant historical year for this entry is 1855.
 
Location. 30° 23.496′ N, 95° 41.788′ W. Marker is in Montgomery, Texas, in Montgomery County. Marker is at the intersection of Liberty Street (Farm to Market Road 149) and Clepper Drive, on the right when traveling north on Liberty Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Montgomery TX 77356, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Montgomery County, C.S.A. (here, next to this marker); Town of Montgomery (a few steps from this marker); Charles Bellinger Stewart (within shouting distance of this marker); First State Bank
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By Brian Anderson, January 13, 2019
2. Montgomery County Jail Marker
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(about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Davis Law Office (about 800 feet away); Montgomery Baptist Church Building (about 800 feet away); N. H. Davis Cottage (approx. 0.2 miles away); Lake Creek Settlement (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Montgomery.
 
Montgomery County Jail image. Click for full size.
By Brian Anderson, January 13, 2019
3. Montgomery County Jail
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 22, 2019. It was originally submitted on January 22, 2019, by Brian Anderson of Atascocita, Texas. This page has been viewed 192 times since then and 29 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on January 22, 2019, by Brian Anderson of Atascocita, Texas.

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