Clay Co.Historical Museum

Museum Memories

Submitted by Lucille Glasgow
Courtesy of Clay County 1890 Jail Museum - Heritage Center
They now have their own web site here.

The following are "Museum Memories" from the archives of the the Clay County 1890 Jail Museum - Heritage Center, where a collection of stories, newspaper articles and memories are located.  These articles have been published in the Clay County Leader and are there for copyrighted by the Clay County Leader & authors.  All articles are reprinted with permission as well as the articles posted on this site.  Please do not copy or redistribute any articles without the written permission of the Clay County Leader or authors.

If you would like to visit the the Clay County 1890 Jail Museum - Heritage Center,
please contact Lucille Glasgow for more information about the museum.

Museum Memories Page 1

  • The Flea

  • Local Items

  • The New Constitution,

  • Texas out of the Union

  • Advertisements

  • Pioneer Reunion

  • Indian Chief Attraction at State Fair

Museum Memories Page 2

  • Fort Burnham May Have Once Been Spanish Mission

  • Early-Day College Spurred Growth of Knowledge

Museum Memories Page 3

  • Life in Southern Clay County during 1875-1893

Museum Memories Page 4

  • Letter to Arthur Slagle from  Mrs. Ethel Goodenough Kelley (his 8th grade teacher)

Museum Memories Page 5

  • 1906 Tornado Wrecked City of Bellevue - Various newspaper clippings

Museum Memories Page 6

  • Article written by Susan Orton about how Loma Wetsel reminisced about the days before the automatic dial system in telephones.

Museum Memories Page 7

  • Beneath Arrowhead’s Waters: The Story of Halsell, Texas

Museum Memories Page 8

  • "How Byers Came to Be" - Copy of the speech given by Sam Baker Householder at the 75th Anniversary of the Byers School Reunion, June 23, 1979

Museum Memories Page 9

  • The Public Schools of Henrietta, written by Christine Royer - one of many essays written in 1931 about the studies the students learned in school.

Museum Memories Page 10

  • The Story of Buster Zachry

Museum Memories Page 11

  • C.  H. Dowdy's stories of Fleming and Matthews Families of Thornberry, Clay County, Texas

Museum Memories Page 12




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