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In the 1920s, a man named Snow murdered his wife, mother-in-law, and stepson. The stepson’s head was found and put into a jar, in formaldehyde, in the County building for anyone to identify. He was identified, and the murderer was convicted and executed. The cabin...More
My daughter and i loved turn of the century homes. So we drove up here on our weekend to check it out. We were warmly greeted by the host, and was offered the tour. We loved every minute of it; each buildings have very unique...More
You can walk through on your own, but the buildings are kept locked, so it's better with a guide. Only one of the buildings is air-conditioned, but it's a neat place to walk through with the guide if you enjoy history stuff. My husband &...More
Drove to Stephenville to see this museum. We walked in the office and were interrupted mid sentence. The woman said she just finished a tour and couldn't do another, said she could do it later. We were sorely disappointed as we were not planning on...More
Date of experience: August 2017
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SHHMuseum, Board of Directors at Stephenville Historical House Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 22 September 2017
We're sorry you were unable to be given a tour. Our office manager/docent was recovering from knee replacement surgery and had limited mobility. We hope you can stop by again sometime!
The Stephenville Museum is a collection of old historical buildings that are arranged in sort of a little town. We went on April 8 for a plant sale. It was a fun place to visit. Several greenhouses and nurseries brought native plants that you could...More
Although the museum building was not open due to restoring following a fire, the other buildings were very interesting. The highlight was the one room house of Mr. Tarleton, and his history. We were privileged to have Mr. Ross give us a tour of the...More
I've done numerous photo ops for seniors/families here at this museum site. There are plenty of options to give you that rustic background. It's got a gravel parking lot and numerous outbuildings. There's also a wooded trail nearby to explore.