14272 Liberty. 936-597-4360 Built while Texas was still a Republic (1845), serving also as living quarters for Mr. Davis until 1851 when he married and built a log house next door.
14264 Liberty. Built in the 1880’s in Willis, used by Screven A. McCall while he was lawyer, District Attorney, County and District Judge in Montgomery County.
14343 Liberty. One of the first state banks in Texas, it was chartered Dec.11, 1906. The present building was completed in 1908. This bank served this cotton-farming area until voluntary liquidation in 1934 and remains the oldest existing commercial building in this once thriving trade center. Now home to PETZ.
14356 Liberty. Previously Smith’s “Drug Store”, and from 1936-1972, the U.S. Post Office. Now home to Nathalie’s Jeweler.
301 Pond St. The Baptist Church in Montgomery was organized Dec. 28, 1850 with 31 charter members. This building was completed in March 1902 and for the next 77 years, was used as the place of worship for the Baptists in Montgomery.
309 Pond St. Organized by Littleton Fowler Dec. 1838, original congregation administered by “Circuit Rider”. Present building completed 1908, and stands on site of first Protestant parsonage iin Texas (1842). Now home to Living Savior Lutheran Church.
770 Clepper Street. Built in 1845 by Dr. E.J. Arnold. It is of typical cottage construction with dentil trim, wide hall and wainscoting. Listed in National Register of Historic Places.
770 Clepper Street. A unique collection of historic log cabins and frontier homes. www.fernland.org
104 Prairie Street. Built in 1892 for J.B. and Martha Davis Addison, Martha Gandy’s grandparents. Hearthstones are hand-cut, native sandstone with mantles and doors woodgrained by a German itinerant carver known only as “Mr. Patch,” who signed his work with his portrait.
602 Caroline. Built in 1908 by W.C. Whitehead, who came to the Montgomery area to develop a town nearby called Social Circle. This post-Victorian structure features a porch cupola and remains virtually unchanged in appearance.
708 Caroline. A Texas Greek Revival Structure, it was built by John E. Shelton and sold to Judge Henry R. Bell in 1855. The name Bell’s Grove came from the once wooded adjoining area; the scene of political rallies and conventions.
811 Caroline. Site purchased by John E. Shelton in 1855. He built main portion of house in 1858 for Capt. Thomas W. Smith, whose family owned it until 1924.
705 College. Built in the 1860’s. The first Protestant parsonage in Texas (1842) was destroyed and in 1886, the church bought this home to use as their second parsonage. The west wing, a pre-Civil War house was moved from Willis and added in 1977.
709 College. Was home of first fulltime pastor of Montgomery Baptist Church, Rev. Thomas Chilton, until his death in 1854. The picket fence was built in 1890’s by David Dean, from heart pine cut at his mill.
801 College. Home of Anna Davis Weisinger family, was built for the P.J. Willis family by John E. Shelton in 1854, and purchased by Ilai C. Davis in 1868 complete with furnishings.
202 Prairie Street. Built in 1876 for Nat Hart Davis by craftsman John Bishop from plans drawn by Thomas Godden. Now home to The Oaks of Montgomery.
300 Prairie Street. Built in 1854 for Richard S. Willis, it was named for his home back East. It has been occupied by leading citizens of Montgomery, including the Phil H. Berkley family and Dr. John L. Irion. It was the birthplace of Gray I. Morris, grandson of Dr. Irion who was one of the founders of the American Legion. Now home to Hodge Podge Lodge.
303 Mason. Built in 1887 by William Baker Wood and wife, Amelia Davis Wood. A typical modified Victorian mansion, it is built with square nails and remains relatively unchanged except for attaching the kitchen wing. The Wood’s maiden daughter Valda inherited the home and lived there until her death in 1999 at the age of 102.