Dr. Charles Bellinger Stewart – Montgomery, Texas

Who designed the Texas Flag? This question that has been debated for years. If you say anyone other than Charles B. Stewart (while in Montgomery County), your fixing to get an ear full. Descendants of Dr. Stewart and Montgomery County feel very strongly that the Lone Star Flag was designed by none other than Charles…

The Oaks – Montgomery, Texas

This home is located at 202 Prairie Street and is listed as a Texas Historic Landmark. It is now called the Oaks of Montgomery Antiques and Consignments. Two-story, frame, rectangular vernacular; gable roof; attached porch in center of front is supported by four fluted Doric columns; double front doors with transom and sidelights; windows 6/6…

The Shelton-Smith House – Montgomery, Texas

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…

John M. Wade – 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…

William S. Taylor – 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…

Reuben Jonathan Palmer – 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…

The Old Methodist Churchyard – 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.…