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• To encourage the preservation of records, buildings, sites and other items of historical interest to the community.
• To educate the general public as to the historical significance of the same.
The Museum and Gift Shop are housed in the last public school building of the Chappell Hill I.S.D. The red brick structure is located on the site of the Chappell Hill Female College. Built in 1927, it served as only one of the schools in the area until 1965. The completely redesigned museum tells the intriguing story of a town once seemingly destined for greatness, but diminished by the ill fortunes of fate and history.
Exhibits of photos, documents and artifacts give a glimpse of the town from its beginnings in 1847 to the present day. Visitors have the opportunity to learn about Soule University for men, The Chappell Hill Female College, King Cotton, the Brazos River, the Polish community and the War-Between-the-States.
July 4: Fourth of July parade,
presented by Chappell Hill Chamber of Commerce
July 4: Summer Cowboy Event - Fun for the whole family!
October 11-12: 38th Annual Scarecrow Festival
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Chappell Hill Historical Society Museum reviews
I stopped here on my way to look for Texas wildflowers and enjoyed the exhibits and talking to the nice people who live there. They have a lot of history about the immigrants who settled there and...
I stopped here on my way to look for Texas wildflowers and enjoyed the exhibits and talking to the nice people who live there. They have a lot of history about the immigrants who settled there and... more »
Chappell Hill is good people and small Town Texas Charm at it’s finest. We visit the museum every time we go to fall Scarecrow Festival. When we pulled into the parking area for the festival, the..... more
Chappell Hill is good people and small Town Texas Charm at it’s finest. We visit the museum every time we go to fall Scarecrow Festival. When we pulled into the parking area for the festival, the..... more »
This place is a hidden treasure. So much to learn about the rich history of Texas. The staff is friendly and very knowledgeable of the history of Chappell Hill. Easily one of my favorite historical places to visit. 👍🇵🇱🇺🇸
Wandered in and ended up learning a lot! Very awesome
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