Conroe in Montgomery County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
The Official Birthplace of the State Flag of Texas
Erected by Heritage Museum of Montgomery County.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, Texas Independence. A significant historical date for this entry is May 30, 1997.
Location. 30° 19.268′ N, 95° 28.364′ W. Marker is in Conroe, Texas, in Montgomery County. Marker can be reached from North Freeway Service Road, 0.1 miles south of West Semands Street. The marker is located on the grounds of the Heritage Museum of Montgomery County. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1506 Interstate 45 N, Conroe TX 77301, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Railroads (a few steps from this marker); Agriculture Strake-Gray Roughneck Bunkhouse (within shouting distance of this marker); Printing Press (within shouting distance of this marker); Pegasus (within shouting distance of this marker); Saw Mills (within shouting distance of this marker); Oil (within shouting distance of this marker); Tobacco Trough (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Conroe.
Also see . . .
1. Stewart, Charles Bellinger Tate (1806–1885).
On March 2, 1836, Stewart signed the Texas Declaration of Independence. He moved to Montgomery in 1837, established a medical practice, and opened a drugstore. In 1839 he served on the committee appointed by the Third Congress of the republic to design a new state flag. Source: The Handbook of Texas(Submitted on August 23, 2021, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas.)
2. Flag of Texas.
The flag of Texas is the official flag of the U.S. state of Texas. It is well known for its prominent single white star which gives the flag its commonly-used name: "Lone Star Flag". This lone star, in turn, gives rise to(Submitted on August 24, 2021, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas.)
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