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Montgomery, Texas

Known as the "Birthplace of the Texas flag," Montgomery was established in 1827 as the second of Stephen F. Austin's colonies. Dr. Charles Bellinger Stewart, a resident of the town from 1838 to 1885, designed the first Republic of Texas flag and official seal, which was approved by the legislature and President Mirabeau B. Lamar in 1839. Dr. Stewart was the Republic's first Secretary of State and the first to sign Texas' Declaration of Independence.

More than 30 historic homes and buildings are located throughout Montgomery. A self-guided City Tour Guide is available for visitors interested in taking driving or walking tours. Private tours are also available through the Montgomery Historical Society.

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Nathan H. Davis Pioneer Complex & Museum

An example of a pioneer home, the Davis log house was originally built in 1851 for local attorney Nathan H. Davis. Furniture and household belongings reflect the period 1850 to 1890. Adjacent to the museum is the Davis Law Office, built in 1845, which served as Davis'

Montgomery, TX Museums


April Sound Country Club -White And Blue

Course Access: Resort
Holes: 18
Reserve Advance Tee Times: 7

Montgomery, TX Golf Courses

Fish Creek Golf Club -Front Nine

Course Access: Public
Holes: 9
Reserve Advance Tee Times:

Montgomery, TX Golf Courses

April Sound Country Club -Inland

Course Access: Resort
Holes: 9
Reserve Advance Tee Times: 7

Montgomery, TX Golf Courses

Things to do near Montgomery, TX

Northeast Texas Rural Heritage Center & Museum

Housed in old Cotton Belt Railroad depot. Exhibits include artifacts, photos and documents from 1854 when town established. A...

Polk County Museum

Historical items including Early American glassware, Indian artifacts, tools and relics of early settlers, early logging and ...

Lone Star Speedway

Sat. night races feature I.M.C.A. modifieds, dirt south late models, and hot stocks. A three-eighth mile, high bank clay oval...