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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

Fish Creek Golf Club -Back Nine

Course Access: Public
Holes: 9
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Montgomery, TX Golf Courses

April Sound Country Club -Inland

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

Montgomery, TX Golf Courses

Fish Creek Golf Club -West Nine

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

Montgomery, TX Golf Courses

Things to do near Montgomery, TX

Caddo Lake Boating

Caddo Lake offers visitors unlimited boating opportunities thanks to the many private and publicly owned marinas and boat ram...

Starr Family State Historic Site

Better known as Maplecroft, the name given when the house was built in 1870 by James F. Starr, son of Dr. James Harper Starr,...

Rangerette Showcase

Films and displays of props, costumes, uniforms, awards and mementos of Kilgore College's world-famous precision drill and da...

Pelt Pond Rural Life Museum

Features folk art, artifacts, and other media to preserve the pioneer spirit of rural East Texas. In scenic Big Thicket area,...