The Thomas Plantation and Steamboat Landing – Huntsville, Texas

This historical marker is located at Farm to Market Rd 3454, Huntsville, TX. From the intersection of FM 980 and FM 3454 (Thomas Lake Rd.) take FM 3454 N approx. 2 miles to Audrey Lane. There are not many people living in this quiet area. I am sure this is the kind of place where…

Great Western Cattle Trail – Kerrville, Texas

  This historical marker is located at 1425 Harper Road (FM 783) north of Kerrville, east side, across from Valle Vista Dr. This trail started out in Bandera Texas (South of San Antonio) and ended in Dodge City, Kansas. The route was founded by Captain John T. Lytle in 1874 to heard longhorn cattle. (see…

Scott and Josephine Carr Schreiner – Kerrville, Texas

What better place for a Historical MarkerĀ  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 KerrĀ  with help from his good friend Joshua Brown, who were both some of the earliest successful shinglemakers . There is archeological evidence suggesting human habitation…

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…