State Historical Marker Program

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...

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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...

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The historical marker process in Texas begins at the county level with the Montgomery County Historical Commission. The Texas Historical Commission (THC) accepts nominations for historical markers each fall for the following calendar year. The next application period will be from September 1 through November 15, 2014 for 2015 markers. Check the THC website in August 2014 to download an application form but contact the MCHC chair now to begin the research process. For information:  http://www.thc.state.tx.us/preserve/projects-and-programs/state-historical-markers/apply-historical-marker  Please contact the Montgomery County CHC for assistance in completing your application. It is recommended that the application be submitted to the CHC early before August 1.