Jefferson Historical Museum
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"Jefferson Historical Museum" by Catherine Sherman.
The Jefferson, Texas, Historical Museum, museum, was constructed in 1888 as a Federal Courthouse and Post Office. It remained in use until 1961. It was purchased by the Jefferson Historical Society in 1965 to be the permanent home of Jefferson Historical Society Museum.
This building in downtown historic Jefferson contains four floors of exhibits and items chronicling the region’s past. Among the collections are Civil War artifacts, antique furniture, tools and weapons, rare china, Caddo Indian relics and several of Sam Houston’s historic papers. Also on display are artifacts from the town's citizens from all walks of life and exhibits about the importance of steamboats and railroads to the area.
October 23rd, 2019
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