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Henderson County Historical Museum

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217 N Prairieville St, Athens, TX 75751-2042
+1 903-677-3611
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Local Museum

A small museum with a very friendly and interesting history guide. The Civil War Flag is the... read more

Reviewed October 15, 2016
Lisa B
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Texas
Small but super local historical museum

Local history at its best. You can learn a lot from looking at the pieces on exhibit. But the local... read more

Reviewed July 17, 2016
Mikeyveck
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Dallas, Texas
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The Henderson County Historical Museum is located one block north of the downtown square and is housed in the historic Faulk-Gauntt Building. First built in 1896 as a grocery store, exhibits on the first floor continue to emulate a turn-of-the-century dry goods store while the second floor is a re-creation of an early law office, parlor, bedroom, bath, kitchen, and schoolroom. Open Fri & Sat 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
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Oct 15, 2016
“Local Museum”
Jul 17, 2016
“Small but super local historical museum”
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217 N Prairieville St, Athens, TX 75751-2042
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Reviewed October 15, 2016

A small museum with a very friendly and interesting history guide. The Civil War Flag is the highlight. There are some interesting medical items: medical books, eyeglasses, dentistry items, etc. There are some farm/ranching equipment, some high school items, some antique dolls and an interesting...More

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Reviewed July 17, 2016 via mobile

Local history at its best. You can learn a lot from looking at the pieces on exhibit. But the local history really comes alive when it is told to you by someone who really knows her stuff. There are some Civil War pieces, some Native...More

3  Thank Mikeyveck
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Reviewed June 17, 2016 via mobile

The building looks run down and most displays are dusty. But if you get past that you will see some really interesting pieces of history. The lady working didn't speak much about the objects themselves but we did have nice conversations about the history of...More

3  Thank JLGlenn
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Reviewed May 18, 2016

Great place to discover the history of Henderson county and many of the prominent citizens that have roots in the county. Lots and Lots of displays and info

3  Thank dmd-psd
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