Towns, People and Events

The second gallery, Towns, People & Events, honors those who have impacted the county and distinguishes some of the first events for the area, such as the first county fair, the first telephone, etc. Learn about the beginnings of Conroe and Willis and how the George W. Strake gusher changed the entire future of Montgomery County. Also, The Black History exhibit showcases Jack Johnson, the first African American heavyweight boxing champion of the World. Come see how today’s Montgomery County is a fraction of the size of the original.