Lake Creek Settlement Marker Dedication Ceremony

Montgomery, Texas

February 25, 2017

Click to Read the Lake Creek Settlement Marker Dedication Program

The official Texas Historical Commission marker dedication ceremony for the once forgotten Lake Creek Settlement was held on February 25, 2017. The memory of earliest Anglo-American settlement in what became Montgomery County, Texas is preserved for future generations.

Historical societies, groups and other organizations were well represented during the Lake Creek Settlement marker dedication ceremony including, the Montgomery Historical Society, Montgomery County Historical Commission, Sons of the Republic of Texas, Daughters of the Republic of Texas, Children of the Republic of Texas, Children of the American Revolution, the Texas Army, and Rolling Thunder and its Cannon Crew.

Below are some of the photos taken by Pat Spackey and Harry Kyle Searle III before during and after the ceremony. A very large crowd was in attendance to hear historians, dignitaries, bagpipes and black powder rifle salutes from the Texas Army.

A very large crowd gathering for the Lake Creek Settlement marker dedication ceremony.

Lake Creek Settlement marker historian Kameron Searle

Texas Army fires black powder gun salute to the memory of the soldiers from the Lake Creek Settlement who fought in the Texas Revolution

Marker historian, Kameron Searle, and life long friend, Ken Stephenson, who played the bagpipes for the dedication ceremony.

Children of the American Revolution celebrate Lake Creek Settlement American Revolutionary veterans Landrum and Shannon

Billy Ray Duncan, President of the Montgomery Historical Socitey addresses the crowd.

Ceremony begins with speeches from the porch of the Nat Hart Davis Cottage.

Marker Historian Kameron Searle.

Crowd listening to the history of the Lake Creek Settlement in front of the Nat Hart Davis Cottage.

Unveiling Lake Creek Settlement Marker.

Unveiling Texas Historical Commission Lake Creek Settlement Marker.

Lake Creek Settlement Marker Unveiled.

Click for Lake Creek Settlement Article on Wikipedia

Lake Creek Settlement Marker Remembering the Earliest Known Anglo-American Settlement in Montgomery County, Texas

Click to Read the Lake Creek Settlement Marker Dedication Program

 




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