John Johnson, who has created buildings for 25 years based on old photographs and childhood memories of Cameron, has created a model that recalls the town as it looked during the 1940s. Display is being relocated in late 2012—call the Milam County Historical Museum for details.
An 1890 pavilion still stands at the site of the 1892 gubernatorial debate between James S. Hogg and George Clark. A historical marker notes the boyhood home of L.S. "Sul" Ross, former Texas governor and Texas A&M University president. Intersection of U.S. 190, Texas 36 and U.S. 77.
Exhibits include letters from the Republic of Texas era, Civil War and WWI, as well as Native American artifacts discovered in the area, cowboy gear and weapons. Open 8 a.m.–5 p.m. Tue.–Sat. 112 W. First St. 254/697-4770.
Restored county jail, built in 1895, includes sheriff's quarters, jail cells, shackles and the gallows tower. Open 1–4 p.m. Tue. and Thu., and 1–4 p.m. Sat. by appointment. At Main and Fannin streets. 254/697-4770.
Ranches & Rodeos
Everything you need to travel within our borders.
Get Your Guide Now ›
Plan your Texas trip then take your Passport with you.
Stay in touch with Texas.
You are now leaving TravelTex.com. You are on your way to an external website.
Economic Development & Tourism (EDT) provides these links solely for the convenience of our visitors and does not endorse, operate or control the external websites. EDT cannot be liable for direct or indirect damage to the user resulting from Internet connections, including but not limited to viruses, pop ups, spyware, or offensive materials.
Don't show this message again.