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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Conroe

 
Clickable Map of Montgomery County, Texas and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil; HMdb.org; J.J.Prats/dc:title> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Usa_counties_large.svg Montgomery County, TX (30) Grimes County, TX (16) Harris County, TX (292) Liberty County, TX (29) San Jacinto County, TX (16) Walker County, TX (46) Waller County, TX (28)  MontgomeryCounty(30) Montgomery County (30)  GrimesCounty(16) Grimes County (16)  HarrisCounty(292) Harris County (292)  LibertyCounty(29) Liberty County (29)  SanJacintoCounty(16) San Jacinto County (16)  WalkerCounty(46) Walker County (46)  WallerCounty(28) Waller County (28)
Conroe, Texas and Vicinity
    Montgomery County (30)
    Grimes County (16)
    Harris County (292)
    Liberty County (29)
    San Jacinto County (16)
    Walker County (46)
    Waller County (28)
 
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1Texas (Montgomery County), Conroe — 7867 — Conroe
Established in the forest in 1881 as Isaac Conroe's sawmill, 2-1/2 mi. east of present site, at juncture of two railroads, first named Conroe's Switch; then Conroe's; in 1890, Conroe. Lumbering brought prosperity. Chosen county seat in 1889. The . . . — Map (db m117345) HM
2Texas (Montgomery County), Conroe — 17662 — Conroe Fire of 1911
On February 21, 1911 around 1:30 in the morning, a fire broke out in the Capitol Drug Store on Chambers (today North Main) Street. The blaze was well underway before it was discovered and northerly winds began sweeping the flames southeastward . . . — Map (db m117347) HM
3Texas (Montgomery County), Conroe — 12320 — Conroe Telephone Exchange
A long distance telephone line ran from Houston to Gilbert's Drug Store in Conroe before Mr. Gilbert and Albert Madeley began a local telephone exchange in the store in 1899. Soon after, George Madeley purchased the exchange, naming it Conroe . . . — Map (db m117348) HM
4Texas (Montgomery County), Conroe — 17660 — Montgomery County Courthouses
The Montgomery County Courthouse in the center of downtown Conroe memorializes the remarkable history of one of the oldest counties in the state of Texas. Montgomery County is the third county created by the Republic of Texas, originally part of the . . . — Map (db m117350) HM
5Texas (Montgomery County), Conroe — 7868 — The Isaac Conroe PropertyTemporary Montgomery County Courthouse
A native of New Jersey, Isaac Conroe (1834-1897) served with the Union army during the Civil War. Moving to Southeast Texas with his wife Margaret (Richardson) (1846-1896) in 1866, he lived at Lynchburg and Houston. In 1878 he built a sawmill at . . . — Map (db m117363) HM
 
 
 
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