Montgomery in Montgomery County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
Frontier Colonial Home
Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1984
the National Register
of Historic Places
Erected 1964 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 7901.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings. A significant historical year for this entry is 1845.
Location. 30° 23.535′ N, 95° 41.405′ W. Marker is in Montgomery, Texas, in Montgomery County. Marker is at the intersection of Clepper Drive and Bessie Price Owen Drive, on the left when traveling east on Clepper Drive. The marker is located on the southern section of the Fernland Historical Park. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 770 Clepper Drive, 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. Crane Family Cabin (within shouting distance of this marker); James Jordan (Jardine) Log HouseThe Montgomery Town Goat (approx. 0.4 miles away); Town of Montgomery (approx. 0.4 miles away); Montgomery County Jail (approx. 0.4 miles away); Montgomery County, C.S.A. (approx. 0.4 miles away); Charles Bellinger Stewart (approx. 0.4 miles away); First State Bank (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Montgomery.
Also see . . . Montgomery, TX.
In 1850 it had Baptist and Methodist churches, a Masonic lodge, a private school, a new courthouse, and two physicians, E. J. Arnold and J. H. Price. In the 1850s a yellow fever epidemic reduced the population. With the Civil War and Reconstruction, the political and economic power in Montgomery County shifted away from Montgomery. Source: The Handbook of Texas(Submitted on November 25, 2021, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas.)
Credits. This page was last revised on October 4, 2022. It was originally submitted on November 25, 2021, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas. This page has been viewed 128 times since then and 37 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on November 25, 2021, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas. 2. submitted on October 4, 2022, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas.