This Historical Marker is located at 811 Caroline St. in the Town of Montgomery. The site was purchased by John E. Shelton in 1855 who was the builder of many of the older homes in Montgomery. He built the main portion of the house in 1858 for Capt. Thomas W. Smith, whose family owned it … Continue reading The Shelton-Smith House – Montgomery, Texas
This Historical Marker is located at SH 105 and Pond St. in the Town of Montgomery It is at the corner across from the The Old Methodist Churchyard – Montgomery, Texas and still walking distance from the last 4 historical markers I've collected. At first I thought the marker was about the donut shop on … Continue reading John M. Wade – Montgomery, Texas
This Texas Centennial Marker was erected in 1936 to Honor William S. Taylor as a San Jacinto veteran. It sits at his grave site in The Old Methodist Churchyard – Montgomery, Texas. William Taylor enlisted in the revolutionary army in 1835 and served with Captain John M. Bradley at the siege of Bexar. In 1836 … Continue reading William S. Taylor – Montgomery, Texas
This Historical Marker is located at the grave site of Reuben Jonathan Palmer who is buried in the The Old Methodist Churchyard – Montgomery, Texas It wasn't easy finding information about Reuben J. Palmer but I know he had to be an important part of Texas History. The document below is hard to read but … Continue reading Reuben Jonathan Palmer – Montgomery, Texas
Well, I haven't moved far from my last two markers. When I find one marker here in Montgomery, I already know I will find others near by. Just walking distance from Montgomery United Methodist Church and Montgomery Baptist Church Building at 105 West and Pond St, you will find a cemetery with lots of history. … Continue reading The Old Methodist Churchyard – Montgomery, Texas
This Historical Marker is located at 309 Pond Street in Montgomery. It is listed as the "site" of the Old Montgomery United Methodist Church. In Jan. 1839, the Rev. Isaac Strickland organized a Methodist Church whose members soon built a log meetinghouse on this site In 1842, it was voted to build a parsonage which … Continue reading Montgomery United Methodist Church – Montgomery, Texas
I hope everyone has a Great 4th of July. I will be traveling from my hometown back to the Conroe area. Have a great day and stay safe. A History of Independence Day When the initial battles in the Revolutionary War broke out in April 1775, few colonists desired complete independence from Great Britain, and … Continue reading Happy 4th of July!