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Columbus, Texas

  • Zimmerscheidt School

    In this part of Central Texas, public school districts were established as early as the 1870's. Schools were the Herman Seminary, St. Joseph, Boggy Branch, Zimmerscheidt, Brushy, Rocky Hill and Pin Oa...
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Tate-Brandon House Museum

The Industrial Revolution brought about the increased substitution of machinery for human effort. By the mid-1800'

Columbus, TX Museums

Colorado County Courthouse

Set among magnolia trees in center of town, the Colorado County Courthouse was built in 1891 in Second Empire style with locally made brick. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places

Columbus, TX Historic Courthouses

Mary Elizabeth Hopkins Santa Claus Museum

The Mary Elizabeth Hopkins Santa Claus Museum showcases more than 2,000 Santas; old, new, foreign and American, in various media. Someone once told Mary Elizabeth Hopkins that if you have three or more of anything, then you are a collector. Hopkins was certainly that!

Columbus, TX Museums

Preston Kyle Shatto Wildlife Museum

There are currently more than 75 different species of wildlife exhibited in the Shatto Museum, including Africa's "Big Five" - elephant, rhinoceros, lion, leopard, cape buffalo - and a white rhinoceros, one of only two on exhibit in the United States.

Columbus, TX Museums

2nd Largest Live Oak in Texas

Tree lovers must see the Second Largest Recorded Live Oak Tree in Texas. This massive tree is recognized by the Texas Forest Service among their "Registry of Champion Big Trees," and is believed to be the 2nd largest in the state. Thought to be approximately 500

Columbus, TX Natural Attractions

Things to do near Columbus, TX

Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historical Park

Visiting Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site is an enjoyable experience on two levels. First, the expansive park gro...

Dallas Family Golf Center

Course Access: PublicHoles: 4Reserve Advance Tee Times: Yes...