Harrison County Historical Museum, Marshall

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Harrison County Historical Museum is a historical museum in Marshall, Texas, dedicated to the history of Harrison County, Texas. The museum features twenty-two rooms of exhibits ranging in topic from the Native American Caddo culture to the history of the HBCU Wiley College.

The museum was in the Old Courthouse on Whetstone Square from 1964 until 2000.

The museum houses thousands of artifacts and also has an extensive photographic and text archive partially maintained by a genealogical society. Notable pieces housed in the museum include an Inaugural ball gown worn by Lady Bird Johnson and an accompanying suit worn by Lyndon Johnson, the Emmy that journalist Bill Moyers won for his documentary Marshall, Texas: Marshall, Texas, and George Foreman's world championship belt.

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  • My husband and I toured the downtown area of Marshall and found the beautiful Harrison County Historical Museum. The 1901 museum was once a courthouse and is located on the downtown square. The...  more »
  • Marshall is my Hometown. Although I haven't lived there for many decades, my High School Class Reunions are held every five years since 1995 and I've only missed one. Downtown Marshall is a wonderful....  more »
  • Enjoyed learning some history of the area. Beautiful architecture.
  • $12 dollars for two adults you give yourself the tour not very much to do but if you like architecture you will love it

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