Recommended Web Site Resources
The Internet has
proved to be a magnificent tool for
conducting Texas historical and genealogical
research. In recent years, Below is a list
of web sites recommended by the Texas
Heritage Society. if you would like to
suggest a web site not listed here, please contact us.
useful to Texas History:
Visit the Texas Heritage Trail Regions and
see where it all happened.
The Portal to Texas History
The Portal to Texas History could
very well be the future of libraries. On the
Portal to Texas History the University of
North Texas has digitized many complete
Texas history books and magazines in the
public domain. The Portal to Texas History
has also digitized thousands of primary
historical documents from museums and other
archival sources around the State of Texas.
Lone Star Chapter No.
38 - The Sons of the Republic of
Montgomery County Chapter of The
Sons of the Republic of Texas located in the
Woodlands. This is a very active chapter and
is involved in a number of community
projects to preserve the history of
Montgomery County and Texas.
Huge amounts of early Republic of
Texas history can be found on this site.
Daughters of the
Republic of Texas
Information regarding the Daughters
of the Republic of Texas.
Information about the Texas
Genealogical Society including guidelines
for Texas First Families Certificates and
the Texas Genealogical Society quarterly
The Texas History Page provides
amateur and professional historians with an
outlet to publish their historical research
and findings related to Texas history.
Initially the site focused primarily on
Montgomery County history but is quickly
branching into other areas of Texas history.
Some of Kameron Searle's research regarding
the Lake Creek Settlement
and the Early History of Montgomery County
are available at the
Texas History Page.
Information about the Old Danville
Cemetery, also known as the Shepard Hill
Cemetery, located near the former townsite
of Danville, Texas in Montgomery County,
Texas. This excellent article was researched
and written by Karen Lucas Lawless.
Journey to Danville
Web site with extensive historical
research by Karen Lucas Lawless about the
history of Danville, Texas.
Wood and Vorwerk
Genealogical research on the Wood
& Torbert family and the Vorwerk &
Wilson family. It is the master site of the
Wood/Vorwerk project. Compiled by Elsa
Vorwerk of Georgetown, Texas.
Friends of San
The Friends of the San Jacinto
Battleground is the assumed name of the San
Jacinto Battleground Association. The
organization was founded in 2002 and is a
Texas nonprofit corporation with Section
501(c)(3) status under the Internal Revenue
Code. The Friends is an all volunteer
organization that receives funding support
from membership, fees, grants, and
donations. There mission is two fold: 1) To
preserve, protect, and reclaim San Jacinto
Battlefield National Historic Landmark; and
2) To promote historical scholarship,
archeology, commemoration, and public
understanding of the Battle of San Jacinto
and the events surrounding the era of the
of Cedar Brake Park
Cedar Brake Park in historic Montgomery,
Texas and "The Pioneers of Montgomery"
monument sculpture project.
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