Scott and Josephine Carr Schreiner – Kerrville, Texas

What better place for a Historical Marker  to be located than at a History Center. I was so disappointed that this place was not open during my visit but it just gives me a reason to go back to visit. This Historical Marker is located at the Kerr Regional History Center on 425 Water Street…

Kerrville – Kerrville, Texas

This Historical Marker sits at 800 Junction Highway in front of Kerrville City Hall. Kerr County, is sixty-two miles northwest of San Antonio. The town was named for James Kerr  with help from his good friend Joshua Brown, who were both some of the earliest successful shinglemakers . There is archeological evidence suggesting human habitation…

James Kerr – Kerrville, Texas

This Historical Marker is located at 700 Main Street. It sits next to the Early Settlers of Kerr County Historical Marker and the 1936 Centennial Marker in front of the Courthouse. James Kerr was born near Danville, Kentucky, on September 24, 1790. Kerr was ranked lieutenant during the time he fought in the War of…

Dr. Charles Bellinger Stewart – Montgomery, Texas

HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO OUR TEXAS FLAG! 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…

Early Settlers of Kerr County – Kerrville, Texas

This Historical Marker is located at the Courthouse Square, (Sidney Baker and Main Street). This is a place worth visiting. There are two historical markers, a Texas 1936 Centennial Marker, and a War Memorial at this location. This is a beautiful site and a great way to begin your visit to Kerrville. According to Archeological artifacts…