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Historical Markers in Montgomery, Texas

Clickable Map of Montgomery County, Texas and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> Montgomery County, TX (63) Grimes County, TX (49) Harris County, TX (430) Liberty County, TX (89) San Jacinto County, TX (19) Walker County, TX (95) Waller County, TX (49)  MontgomeryCounty(63) Montgomery County (63)  GrimesCounty(49) Grimes County (49)  HarrisCounty(430) Harris County (430)  LibertyCounty(89) Liberty County (89)  SanJacintoCounty(19) San Jacinto County (19)  WalkerCounty(95) Walker County (95)  WallerCounty(49) Waller County (49)
Conroe is the county seat for Montgomery County
Montgomery is in Montgomery County
      Montgomery County (63)  
      Grimes County (49)  
      Harris County (430)  
      Liberty County (89)  
      San Jacinto County (19)  
      Walker County (95)  
      Waller County (49)  
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1Texas (Montgomery County), Montgomery — 7903 — Charles Bellinger Stewart — First Secretary of State in Texas — (1806-1885) —
Came to Texas 1830. Secretary of State, Nov. 1835-Feb. 1836. Signed Declaration of Independence; helped to write Constitution of the Republic in 1836 and the State in 1845; served Montgomery County as District Attorney and three terms as State . . . Map (db m128592) HM
2Texas (Montgomery County), Montgomery — 7870 — Crane Family Cabin
Nickolas Crane (b.1830) came to Texas from Alabama, 1848, and in 1850s married Mary Ann Havard. A Confederate veteran of the Civil War, he built this large cabin on the Angelina County land claim that he occupied in 1867. Walls were of pine logs . . . Map (db m186667) HM
3Texas (Montgomery County), Montgomery — 7874 — Davis Law Office
Built in 1845, this frame structure was first used for the law office and living quarters of Judge Nat Hart Davis. Many young attorneys read law here under Judge Davis' supervision. From 1848 to 1854 the structure was the meeting place for the Mayor . . . Map (db m128598) HM
4Texas (Montgomery County), Montgomery — 20048 — Elizabeth Shaw Cartwright Cemetery
In 1832, Elizabeth Ann Shaw Cartwright (1783-1857) and her husband, Thomas Peter Cartwright Jr. (1776-1845), moved their family of eleven children from Alabama to the Lake Creek settlement of Stephen F. Austin's second colony in the Mexican state of . . . Map (db m207408) HM
5Texas (Montgomery County), Montgomery — 7878 — First State Bank — of Montgomery
One of first state banks in Texas. Chartered Dec. 11, 1906, it began operations in a frame building on lot south of here. Present building was finished 1908 and is now oldest existing commercial building in this once-thriving trade center. As the . . . Map (db m128597) HM
6Texas (Montgomery County), Montgomery — 7865 — Former Homesite of Joseph L. Bennett
Joseph L. Bennett, who came to Texas in 1834 and settled in this area, joined the Texas army in early 1836. As captain of a company of local volunteers, he left this area about March 1, 1836, to lead his troops to aid Texan forces at the Alamo. . . . Map (db m56760) HM
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7Texas (Montgomery County), Montgomery — 7901 — Frontier Colonial Home
With classic porch. Oldest house in Montgomery, built 1845 by settler from Connecticut, Dr. E.J. Arnold. Earlier home log cabin built on this lot in 1835, continued in use as doctor's office. For several generations home of Simonton family, . . . Map (db m186665) HM
8Texas (Montgomery County), Montgomery — 7882 — James Jordan (Jardine) Log House
Born in Ireland about 1790, James Jordan (also spelled "Jardine") came to Texas in 1826 as part of Jose Vehlein's colony. He built this cabin about 1830 on land obtained from the Mexican government in present Walker County. The hand hewn pine logs . . . Map (db m186669) HM
9Texas (Montgomery County), Montgomery — 7906 — John M. Wade — (1815-1879)
Born in New York City, John Marshall Wade left his home as a youth. On the advice of Sam Houston, he came to Texas in 1835 from the Western Creek Nation in present-day Oklahoma. He joined the Texas army during the War for Independence. At the Battle . . . Map (db m128624) HM
10Texas (Montgomery County), Montgomery — 18408 — Lake Creek Settlement
Long before the arrival of Stephen F. Austin's colonists, the Coushatta Indians traveled through the lands that would become the Lake Creek Settlement upon the Coushatta Trace, a trade road from Louisiana into Texas. Located in Austin's second . . . Map (db m128602) HM
11Texas (Montgomery County), Montgomery — 7914 — Matthew Winston Cartwright
A San Jacinto Veteran • Born in Alabama, January 22 1813 • Died December 4, 1884Map (db m207410) HM
12Texas (Montgomery County), Montgomery — 14184 — Methodist Church Site and Memorial to Pioneer Circuit Riders
West Face: Site of Methodist Church Organized by Littleton Fowler 1838 Isaac L.G. Strickland 1st Pastor South Face: 1839 - 1840 Moses Speer Born in Maryland Sept. 29, 1768 Died Robinson Settlement July 11, . . . Map (db m128625) HM
13Texas (Montgomery County), Montgomery — 7877 — Methodist Parsonage
Site of First Methodist Parsonage of Texas Erected 1842Map (db m128622) HM
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14Texas (Montgomery County), Montgomery — 7889 — Montgomery Baptist Church Building
Baptists in Montgomery organized a fellowship in 1850 and purchased land at this site the same year. In 1853, the Rev. Thomas Chilton became the church's first full-time pastor. This vernacular Gothic revival sanctuary was constructed in 1902, . . . Map (db m128603) HM
15Texas (Montgomery County), Montgomery — Montgomery County Jail — 1855 - 1889
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 . . . Map (db m129009) HM
16Texas (Montgomery County), Montgomery — 7890 — Montgomery County, C.S.A.
A wealthy farm area in 1861. In Civil War, supported Texas with goods, funds and men. 2 companies from here were in famed Hood's Texas Brigade; one company had only 9 men living by 1865. Young boys, old men and the partially disabled formed 5 home . . . Map (db m128595) HM
17Texas (Montgomery County), Montgomery — 7891 — Mt. Pleasant Cemetery
Pioneers who settled this area as early as the 1850s are buried in this community cemetery. The oldest of 113 marked graves are those of Clara B. Fridge (d.1870) and her husband William D. Fridge (d.1872). Trustees of Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church, . . . Map (db m207434) HM
18Texas (Montgomery County), Montgomery — 7873 — N. H. Davis Cottage
Home of Judge N. H. Davis and wife, Sarah E. White. Built 1851, from 1831 log house received as legal fee. Kitchen area attached 1880. Texanna Snow's school here 1881-1891. J. F. Davis added south wing in 1895. Still in family. . . . Map (db m128600) HM
19Texas (Montgomery County), Montgomery — 7894 — Reuben Jonathan Palmer — (January 18, 1829 - March 20, 1868)
Born in Appomattox County, Va., son of Reuben DeJarnette and Martha P. (Christian) Palmer; he was educated at Randolph-Macon College. Moved to Texas in 1856. A Montgomery lawyer; served in 9th Legislature, State of Texas, and in Secession . . . Map (db m128620) HM
20Texas (Montgomery County), Montgomery — Sam McCulloch, Jr. — Republic of Texas Hero — 1835 —
Sam McCulloch, Jr. was a hero who fought in many capacities for freedoms modern Texans take for granted. He was born in South Carolina and reared with three sisters, Jane, Harriet, and Mahaly, in Alabama by his father, Sam McCulloch, Sr., a white . . . Map (db m207413) HM
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21Texas (Montgomery County), Montgomery — 14615 — Site of Montgomery United Methodist Church
Isaac L.G. Strickland established a Methodist congregation in Montgomery in 1838, under the direction of Elder Littleton Fowler of the Mississippi Methodist Conference. The church was one of the first in the Republic of Texas; Strickland was . . . Map (db m128605) HM
22Texas (Montgomery County), Montgomery — 13858 — Site of the Home of Dr. Charles B. Stewart — 1806 - 1885
. . . Map (db m207381) HM
23Texas (Montgomery County), Montgomery — 7905 — Telegraph Road
A pioneer trail connecting the towns of Montgomery, Houston, and Huntsville, in use as early as 1845, became an important transportation and freighting route for early settlers. After the Texas and Red River Telegraph Company was established in . . . Map (db m155629) HM
24Texas (Montgomery County), Montgomery — The Montgomery Town Goat
On a hot, dusty day in 1906, a goat wandered into town-whether it belonged to someone or was on the loose, is not known for sure. The goat soon realized that if it hung around the town well long enough, some kind soul would haul up a bucket of water . . . Map (db m186663) HM
25Texas (Montgomery County), Montgomery — 7887 — The Old Methodist Churchyard
In Jan. 1839, the Rev. Isaac Strickland organized a Methodist Church whose members soon built a log meetinghouse on this site donated by founders of the town of Montgomery. The churchyard came into use for burials during the 1840s. When Pastor G. W. . . . Map (db m128618) HM
26Texas (Montgomery County), Montgomery — 7896 — The Railroad in Montgomery
Problems with transporting farm crops to market, along with the growing importance of rail transportation were major factors that prompted area businessmen to organize the Central and Montgomery (C&M) Railroad in 1877. Completed by 1880, the C&M . . . Map (db m128627) HM
27Texas (Montgomery County), Montgomery — 7900 — The Shelton-Smith House
A part of this house may have existed as early as 1855, when site and improvements were sold to John E. Shelton. He was a master craftsman who built other fine houses prior to 1860. Shelton built the main portion about 1858 for his friend and . . . Map (db m207380) HM
28Texas (Montgomery County), Montgomery — 7916 — Town of Montgomery
Founded in July, 1837 by W. W. Shepherd Incorporated in 1848 Montgomery County was created December 14, 1837 James Mitchell, Pleasant Gray, William Robinson, Elijah Collard Charles Barnett, Joseph L. Bennet Dr. B. B. Goodrich, D. D. . . . Map (db m128594) HM
29Texas (Montgomery County), Montgomery — 7915 — William Cartwright
Veteran of San Jacinto • Born In Alabama, March 16, 1813 • Died October 25, 1844Map (db m207411) HM
30Texas (Montgomery County), Montgomery — 7917 — William S. Taylor
A San Jacinto Veteran Died February 2, 1869Map (db m128619) HM
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Dec. 8, 2022