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Knox County Museum


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Barbed-wire collection and other relics from early settlers on view in county courthouse, which was built in 1936 to replace previous stone structure built in 1888. New museum home is currently being constructed onU.S. 82 where 1920s home of country music star ErnestTubb once stood.


Hours: Closed holidays, Hours Open: Mon. - Fri. 8 a.m. - 5 p.m, closed holidays

Come visit us in Benjamin, Texas

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Knox County Veterans Memorial

Located at corner of U.S. 82 and Texas 6, impressive monument dedicated in 2000 honors allKnox County veterans from the Spanish-AmericanWar through current conflicts. Center arch is flanked by 10 granite slabs listing all county veterans'

Benjamin, TX Monuments

Scenic Drive

Thirty-six mile loop northeast provides views of farm and ranch lands cut by South Wichita River breaks, where fantastic shapes in layers of multicolored soils can be seen. North on Texas 6 to F.M. 1756, east to F.M. 267, south to U.S. 82, then west back to Benjamin. A roadside park on U.S. 82

Benjamin, TX Scenic Drives

Knox County Museum

Barbed-wire collection and other relics from early settlers on view in county courthouse, which was built in 1936 to replace previous stone structure built in 1888. New museum home is currently being constructed onU.S. 82 where 1920

Benjamin, TX Museums

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