Old Spanish Trail – Kerrville, Texas

This Historical Marker is located in front of the Bank of the Hills at the corner of 1075 Junction Highway and Harper Road in Kerrville. The Old Spanish Trail includes segments of some of the oldest roads and trails in Texas. Of all the named highways in Texas, the Old Spanish Trail arguably has retained…

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…