County Historical Society Museum Archive
The Bastrop County Historical Society Museum was located at
702 Main Street until 2013 and occupied the John Cornelson House built about 1850. The museum's new home is in the completely renovated former Bastrop City Hall at 904 Main Street. The
Bastrop County Museum was established in 1952. The Society began the
collection and preservation of materials, artifacts, and documents relating
to the history of the Little Colony of Stephen F. Austin, Bastrop County and
the town of Bastrop. Gathered are many artifacts and records recalling
pioneer days in Texas when Bastrop (Mina) was a western frontier colony on
the Old San Antonio Road, El Camino Real. Recent projects of the Bastrop
County Historical Society are: The Fairview Preservation Project-the Society
is the sponsor of this project to enhance and beautify the grounds at
Fairview Cemetery; The Kerr Community Center Restoration Project- the
Society is a collaborator in the restoration of the Kerr Community Center;
and currently is operating the Bastrop Old Town Visitor Center. The museum
hours are Monday-Friday 1-5 p.m., Saturday 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., and Sunday 2:00 p.m.to 5:00 p.m. Telephone number is 512-303-0057. View some of the
exhibits prior to the 2013 museum relocation below.
the Bastrop County Historical Society Museum prior to 2013.
Welcome sign to the Bastrop County
Historical Society Museum
Early Texas Room
Hair Art Wreath an art form of the Victorian
Artifacts from the Erhard
Drug Store which was the
oldest drug store in Texas until it closed in 1974
Another scene in the Early
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the Bastrop Museum.
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