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Milam County Historical Museum


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Housed in the restored county jail, c. 1895, the Milam County Historical Museum is complete with cells, shackles, and gallows tower. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, view exhibits of pioneer farm and ranch equipment, rustic household furnishings, and Spartan "fashions" of the frontier. Also, visit the Milam County Museum Annex and discover Indian artifacts, ranch and trail-driving tack, cowboy gear, and weapons.


Hours: Tuesday - Saturday 8 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Address: 201 E. Main

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First United Methodist Church of Cameron

This congregation began as part of the early Methodist missionary effort in Texas. A camp meeting was held in Milam County in 1841, four years after the first Methodist preachers came to Texas. By 1847, the Rev. Josiah Whipple had helped to organize this church. Until 1885

Cameron, TX Historic Churches

City in Miniature

John Johnson has created a model of Cameron that recalls the town as it looked during the 1940s. For more than 25

Cameron, TX Museums

Confederate Veterans Memorial

The Confederate Veterans Memorial stands in memory of the 670 men from Milam County who served in the Confederate Army during the War Between the States, and those who supported them on the home front during the years 1860 - 1865

Cameron, TX Memorials

Milam Calaboose

Located across from the Milam County Historical Museum housed in the historic jail, the bid to build the 1862 calaboose was accepted by the Cameron City Council from a company called Westmoreland and Mullinax for $262.60

Cameron, TX Pioneer Life

Sneed Log Cabin

In 1838, Joseph P. Sneed crossed the prairies on horseback to bring his family and the Bible to a new home in Texas. He and his young wife Achsah Harris Sneed first settled in Port Sullivan. Eleven years later they packed their things and moved to the Cross Roads community, about 30

Cameron, TX Pioneer Life

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