113 W Trinity Street
Madisonville, TX 77864
Madison County Area
There is a tremendous amount of history and
cultural activities within a 40-minute drive.
Madison County & the surrounding areas
“Things to See and Do”
October, gala dinner
with local chefs and
Texas wines, cooking
tasting, arts and crafts, music
Sidewalk Cattleman's Association: annual
celebration begins in May and ends the first
weekend in June. Activities include BBQ dinners,
BBQ cook-off, Dances with country artists, trail
rides, a parade and two PRCA Rodeos.
Madison County Fair:
third weekend in
first Saturday in
Monterey Mushrooms: largest mushroom
manufacturer in Texas, local farm with retail sales
available to public
Trinity Valley Pecan
Pecans: retail sales
and tours of
Huntsville Things to See and Do:
Huntsville 25 miles south of Madisonville on I-45
Huntsville was founded in the year of Texas
Independence, 1836, as an Indian trading post. Sam
Houston was a prominent early Texan who lived in town.
The town is the headquarters of Texas Department of
Criminal Justice, Institutional Division and home of Sam
Houston State University. The downtown area is host to
a variety of antique and arts and crafts shops as well as
many turn-of-the-century homes.
Blue Lagoon: sparkling artesian springs feed old
rock quarry, great for diving.
Gibbs-Powell House Museum: built in 1862,
elegantly furnished Greek Revival home.
Huntsville State Park: 2,123 acres of greenery in
Sam Houston National Forest
Sam Houston Memorial Museum Complex:
Personal effects of Houston as well as items
belonging to Santa Anna. Includes a 66-foot tall
statue of Sam Houston.
Oakwood Cemetery: Sam Houston's burial site
plus other Texas
Texas Berry Farm: pick
your own, best season
is May to mid-July.
Texas Department of Criminal Justice
Institutional Division: Headquarters of Texas
prison system, created in 1847.
Texas Prison Museum: exhibits changes in prison
system since 1848 inception.
Make sure to do Antique Shopping on the square.
More info at Calllie Magee Antiques
Bryan/College Station Things to See and Do:
Bryan/College Station 37 miles west of Madisonville on
Formally charted in 1855, Bryan is located where
Stephen F. Austin's colonists settled between 1821
&SHY; 1831. College Station adjoins Bryan forming the
center of Brazos county and hosts Texas A&M University,
the state's first public institution of higher education
established in 1876.
Brazos Valley Museum of Natural History:
natural history, archeology, prehistory. Open Sept -
May Tuesday - Saturday from 10 am to 5 PM; June -
August Monday - Saturday from 8 am to 5 PM
Messina Hof Wine Cellars: wine making traditions
of Messina, Italy and
Hof, Germany are
blended at the
vineyards. Tours, retail
store and tasting room
Texas A&M University: formed for military Cadet
Corps and ROTC, graduates served in World Wars I
and II, Korea, Vietnam
and Iraq. Outstanding
research in agriculture,
animal pathology, slat
and nuclear technology
Albritton Bell Tower: 49 bells cast in France with a
total weight of 17 tons, largest weighs 6,500
Art Exhibits: at J.E. Rudder Exhibit Hall and
Memorial Student Center Gallery
Flora Test Garden: Hundreds of varieties of seeds
and bulbs cultivated to test adaptability of local
Sam Houston Sanders Corps of Cadets Center:
exhibits honoring past, present and future,
miniature cannons, swords, guns, flags, Metzger-
Sanders Gun Collection and Sam Houston Sanders
Commemorative Colt Collection.
George Bush Presidential Library: exhibits the
unique influences and challenges that shaped
George Bush's life and presidency. Encompasses
much of US History since 1941.
Crockett Things to See and Do:
Crockett 35 miles east of Madisonville on TX-21
Named for frontiersman Davy Crockett, among the
oldest towns in Texas and site of many historic
structures. Legend states that Davy Crockett camped
here on his way to the Alamo and said he would return
to live. Crockett is the seat of Houston County.
Davy Crockett Memorial Park: 35 wooded acres
Davy Crockett National Forest: entrance 10 miles
east on TX-7
Davy Crockett Spring: campsite of Colonel Davy
Downs-Aldrich House: 3 story Victorian home,
circa 1912, elaborate gingerbread
Monroe-Crook House: elegant 1854 Greek Revival
house with period furnishings
Visitor Center Museum: housed in 1909 railroad
depot, exhibits history of the first county of the
Republic of Texas
The Airport services corporate, governmental,
recreational, residential, student and private pilot
activities. The airport continues to be an essential
component in the economic development of the City of
Madisonville and Madison County.
ATTENDANCE SCHEDULE: Not Attended
Terminal Building, Food/Lodging (4 MI),
No Hangar Space,
Madisonville Municipal Airport
MADISONVILLE MUNICIPAL AIRPORT (51R)
Madisonville Municipal Airport, an uncontrolled general
aviation utility airport, is located approximately 3 miles
southwest of Madisonville off FM1452, at an elevation of
287 feet above sea level.
The Airport property accommodates Runway 18/36,
hangar access taxiways, and aircraft parking aprons.
The airport is situation on 40 acres of land owned by the
City of Madisonville.
Madison County Is
144 miles from Dallas
95 miles from Houston