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Confederate Memorial Museum


category : Museums
Confederate Memorial Museum The Confederate Memorial Museum is housed in Columbus' original water tower. The building now resembles a castle turret. This museum includes unusual historic items from throughout Colorado County, to include ladies' mourning jewelry, rare china, military uniforms, and a three-barrel shotgun.


Admission: $1 per person
Hours: Mon & Thurs …… 10am-3pm
Friday ………10am-4pm
Saturday .……….10am-2pm
Group tours by request or for general viewing.
Address: SW Corner of Courthouse Square
Phone: 979-732-5135

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1923 Highway 90 Bridge

Tucked along the meandering banks of the Colorado River, Columbus is accessible by several bridges. Of special interest is the Highway 90 bridge, listed on the National Register of Historic Places, a Multi-span Parker Through Truss bridge, which was opened in 1932 near Beason'

Columbus, TX Historic Bridges

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

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

Historic Sites in Columbus

Medallions of the State Historical Survey Committee have been placed on almost 80 sites in Columbus. The newest concept in providing historical and architectural information is the unique "Talking Houses"

Columbus, TX Tours


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