Starkey Cemetery – Kerrville, Texas

Well this was an interesting find. This historical marker is located at 1480 Junction Hwy,  in between a Walmart and Discount Tire. Its like the parking lot was built around it. Once you drive in to the Walmart parking lot you cant miss. I couldn't enter the cemetery so I did my best to take…

Historical Marker Vagabond – Texas

During my travels I stop at historical markers to read about the history. I decided to take as many pictures about the marker, do some research, and then share my findings in my blog. According to the Texas Historical Commission, Historical markers in Texas have been around since the 1890s. Before the 1950s the state…

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.…