Motsinger School Photo Added

For those of you who may have had ancestors from southern Crab Orchard Township, a photo was just added with the class of students who were attending Motsinger School on January 16, 1893. This photo contained some Carters that were related to our own member Violet Grisham who has done a vast amount of research on the county. To see the photo look in the History Tab on the menu or Click Here. Continue reading

History Page Updated

The History Page on this site containing the early histories of all of the counties cities, ghost towns, villages, post offices and points of interest has been updated. We recently added 58 new entries and indexed the page. There are now over 100 histories listed. The last entries ranged from Hurst-Bush School to Zion Church. Continue reading

WCHS Member Benefits Added

Recent board action has enhanced the benefits of being a member of the Williamson County Historical Society. In addition to helping support the expense of operating the museum, your membership fees will now entitle you to a 10% discount on any materials that we offer for sale in our Book Store.

Additionally, we are working on giving society members access to unprecedented historical records. Continue reading

50 New Histories added

Fifty new histories have been added to the History page on this site. I am slowly but surely filling in historical data on the cities, ghost towns, villages and places of interest of Williamson County to make it easier to fill in historical blanks when researching past family members and historical events. Continue reading

Open House planned

An open house event is being planned for May 17th to celebrate and help promote our being open six days a week now as well as the counties 175th anniversary. If you are local and can help with the event, please call the museum or use the contact us form.