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!
This historical marker is located at the corner of Pond and Caroline Street in Montgomery. The church is known as just the "Old Baptist Church". On Dec. 17, 1850, the Baptist Church bought a parcel of land from Peter J. and Richard Willis for $75. On Dec. 28, 1850, "the brethren and sisters of the … Continue reading Montgomery Baptist Church Building – Montgomery, Texas
In 1936, to commemorate the centenary of Texas Independence, several monuments were erected by the State of Texas in Montgomery County, Texas. The Town of Montgomery monument is located in front of the Montgomery Community Building near downtown Montgomery on the site of the first Montgomery County courthouse on SH 149 two blocks north of … Continue reading Town of Montgomery Centennial Monument- Montgomery, Texas
My next stop is Montgomery, Texas. Looks like there may be over 40 historical sites in this area. I have been in this area before and during that time I did collect two markers. The first was Dr. Charles B. Stewart and the other was Montgomery Memorial Cemetery. These were very interesting Historical Markers and I … Continue reading Methodist Parsonage – Montgomery, Texas
This Historical Marker is located Cleveland, Texas about 5.5 mi. SE on SH 321. I was actually on my way to Kinder, Louisiana when I came across this marker. I hope to come back soon. Come to find out, there's a lot of history about Tarkington so there are more historical markers I would like … Continue reading Burton B. Tarkington – Cleveland, Texas