Shelby County Historical Society Museum & Library

Shelby County, Texas

P. O. Box 1542        230 Pecan Street 
Center, TX 75935     Center, TX  75935


Shelby County News - July 11, 2024







Video of John Moosberg

 Tidbits of Shelby County History

Newspaper Obits-Letters A thru L

Newspaper Obits-Letters M thru Z

Almost Home-Vietnam Veteran's Obits 

Almost Home-Veteran's Obits

1902+ Downtown Center

Neuville (Gunnels) Cave

History Time Line

1920's Voting Lists

1903 Daily News Center Newspaper

Shelby County Postoffices

February, 1838 Land Commissioners of Shelby County

Shelby County Petitions

Pioneers of Shelby County

Churches of Shelby County

The Santa Fe Railway Station-Center

Commissioners Court Minutes-Index

1900 Center Fire

Shelby County Appraisal District

1911 Center Fire

Shelby County, Texas Gen-Web Site

1903 Center Square

1928 Center Square


1923 Center Downtown

Wheeler Cotton Gin

1974 Center Fire

1928 Runnels Chevrolet

1950's Flying Club

The Posse

Three-Legged Willie

The Poisoned Wedding

Shelbyville Drug Store

Historical Sites and Markers

Center Baseball Club-1947-1948

1900 Center Opera House

Hog Killing in East Texas

1890 Champion Newspaper

1881 Laborer's Champion Newspaper

1850 Mortality Schedule

Center's First Woman Columnist


Shelby County Courthouse & Markers

Sheriff John Spradley's 25 Year Search for Killer of Rev. James Truitt

Big Ditch

Little Rock Inn

1910 Confederate Reunion in Center

Two Timpson Ladies at Turn of Century

1893 Timpson Businessmen

Center Triplets

Tenaha and Timpson Early Days

Center Telephone - Number Please

Shelby County Square - 1930

County Clerk's Building - Square

Pott's Sawmill & Mrs. Defee Millinary

O. H. Polley Mercantile Company

1973 Whittlers of Tenaha

Family & Community Photos (Various)

Drop us an email at
Post Office Box 1542, Center, Texas 75935
230 Pecan Street (physical address)

Phone 936.598.3613

This site was updated July 11, 2024