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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
Reserve Advance Tee Times:

Montgomery, TX Golf Courses

Del Lago Resort

Course Access: Resort
Holes: 18
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

Sam Rayburn Hunting Areas

Surrounding Sam Rayburn Lake is approximately 6,000 acres of public hunting administered by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers....

Houstan County Lake Boating/Launch Ramps

County Boat Ramp From Loop 304 in Crockett, take FM 229 approximately 9 miles west. The boat ramp is on the north side of ...

Martin Creek Lake State Park

On Martin Creek Lake with camping, rest rooms, showers and boat-launching ramp. Activities include fishing, swimming, boating...

Ginocchio National Historic District

Three square blocks in the heart of old downtown centering around the 1896 Ginocchio Hotel, one of the state's finest example...

East Texas Discovery Well

In 1927, Columbus M. "Dad" Joiner believed there was oil in Rusk County. Joiner and an Oklahoma attorney and oil promoter had...