The Williamson Museum hosted a conversation and book signing with Patricia Bernstein, author of Ten Dollars to Hate May 17, at the historic Williamson County Courthouse.
Bernstein's most recent book tells the story of the Ku Klux Klan of the 1920s—by far the most “successful” incarnation
The Williamson Museum officially opened the Chisholm Trail house April 1 to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the opening of the Trail. Museum Director Mickie Ross cut the ribbon to welcome dozens of visitors to the historic house in Round Rock. Visitors met and spoke
[caption id="attachment_1696" align="alignleft" width="300"] Curator Ann Evans, Curatorial Assistant Elissa Graham and Education coordinator Danelle Houck, dressed in period costume for the grand opening.[/caption]
[caption id="attachment_1697" align="alignleft" width="300"] District Judge Ryan Larson, Linda McDaniel, District Judge Stacey Mathews[/caption]
[caption id="attachment_1699" align="alignleft" width="300"] Mural artists Violet Nicklen, Janet
Carolyn and her children, Valerie Holloway Skinner and Scott Holloway at the Williamson Museum. • Top right: Broadway star Raymond McLeod serenaded Carolyn to the delight of the guests. He sang "'Til there was you" from The Music Man. McLeod is in Georgetown for a
Former District Attorney and Governor named the 2016 Cattleman's Ball Honoree
[caption id="attachment_782" align="alignright" width="300"] Judge Bill Gravell recites Dan Moody's closing argument in his famous 1923 Ku Klux Klan trial.[/caption]
[caption id="attachment_777" align="alignright" width="300"] Mayor Dale Ross joined by museum re-creators, Commissioner Valerie Covey and Councilman Steve Fought[/caption]
Last month, The Williamson Museum opened its first community-based exhibit, “Nuestra Comunidad: Williamson County’s Hispanic Roots”. With stories, photos and oral histories by Hispanic residents throughout the county, the exhibit tells a fascinating story of the past.
It focuses on religion, education and economics along