Montgomery County Historical Commission

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NOW ON SALE–MONTGOMERY COUNTY, TEXAS HISTORICAL TIMELINE

  The Montgomery County Historical Commission is offering for sale its new 239-page pictorial book on our county’s history: MONTGOMERY COUNTY, TEXAS HISTORICAL TIMELINE, a chronology of historic facts and anecdotes concerning the entire County from its pre-historic days of the Native Americans and the Spanish explorers through those recent county events occurring in 2013.  Numerous Read more ...

MESSAGE FROM THE CHAIRMAN

On behalf of the Montgomery County Historical Commission and the Montgomery County Commissioners Court, I welcome you to our County Historical Commission website. The County Historical Commission, composed of citizen members appointed by the County Commissioners Court, has followed the Texas Historical Commission’s on-going purpose of surveying, recording, and promoting Read more ...

NEW YOUTH ADVISORY BOARD CREATED

COUNTY-WIDE “YOUTH ADVISORY BOARD” One of the most important branches of the Montgomery County Historical Commission is its Youth Advisory Board (“YAB” for short). Composed of juniors and seniors representing public and private high schools in Montgomery County.  The goal is to harness the “Youth Power” in our communities by Read more ...

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HISTORICAL MARKER PROGRAM

 

The Montgomery County Historical Commission has developed a new county historical marker program to complement the Texas State Historical Marker program.  For  persons who wish to recognize a building, structure, site or individual of historical significance in Montgomery County, the attractive blue aluminum markers will be available by applying through the Montgomery County Historical Commission.  Prices run from $515 to $2000 depending on the size of the marker and whether it will include a post.  For more information, please contact Sharon Russell at 281-794-0921 or Larry Foerster at 936-537-9070.

 

Sample design of Historical Marker


EVENTS

Montgomery County Historical Commission Meeting

The next regular Commission meeting will be held Monday January 7, 2019 at 5:30pm in the Historic Isaac Conroe Homestead located at 202 Avenue A Conroe, TX 77301. The  public is invited to all Commission meetings.

6th Annual History Road Rally

Explore Lfe in the Past  Lane and Compete for Big Prizes!

The Montgomery County Historical Commission’s 6th Annual History Road Rally will be Sat. Jan. 26, 2019 in Historic Montgomery at the Lone Star Community Center, 2500 Lone Star Parkway; Montgomery, Texas 77356. This is a rain or shine event. Check in begins at noon. Sponsored by Gullo Auto Dealerships of Conroe. Click HERE for registration information and details. Save $10 per team by registering on or before Jan. 19, 2019.

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Points of Interest

Places of Interest

Today’s Montgomery County Courthouse standing in the center of downtown Conroe, Texas, memorializes the remarkable history of one of the oldest counties in the State of Texas. Montgomery County came into existence in 1837 as the third county of the infant Republic of Texas, with the old town of Montgomery, Texas, serving as the first county seat. Over the next 100 years, the official seat of county government has been served by three separate courthouses in the town of Montgomery, followed by a temporary courthouse and two permanent courthouses in the city of Conroe.

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Historical Locations

The GPS Lat/Long coordinates for all Montgomery County Cemeteries and Historical Markers are  under development. The currently depicted locations on our maps represent only a portion of the Cemetery and Historic marker locations in Montgomery County. We hope to have the remaining locations added soon.

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