East Texas City

Montgomery, Texas

Birthplace Of The Lone Star Flag

Visit The Fernland Historical Park

A bustling town in the mid-1800s, Montgomery boasts many historic commercial buildings and gracious homes. The N.H. Davis Pioneer Complex and Museum showcases period furnishings and memorabilia in a pioneer home. Its original owner was a lawyer who built the first section in 1851 from logs received as payment for legal fees. The museum also houses a replica of the original sketch of the Lone Star Flag and Republic of Texas seal, which were adopted as the state flag and seal in 1839 and were drawn by native son, Dr. Charles Bellinger Stewart. Events include Christmas in Historic Montgomery in December, Historic Montgomery Food and Wine Trail in September, Lonestar First Saturday, and Antique Festival and Appraisal Day the first weekend in May.

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Texas Forest Trail Partners

Fernland Historical Park

N.H. Davis Museum Complex

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150 Years Of Texas History In The Starr Family Home In Marshall

Nestled in the heart of Marshall’s museums and cultural activities, Starr Family Home State Historic Site is composed of several elegant structures. Period furnishings, clothing, and antiques trace the transition of the buildings through four generations of the Starr family in Texas history. Click here to read more.