The Commission

Walker County Historical
1301 Sam Houston Ave.
Rm. 218
Huntsville, TX 77340
(Courthouse Annex)


(936) 435-2497

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3rd Monday of each month
5:30 P.M.
(except June & August)
Walker County Museum


Gibbs-Powell Home
1228 11 St. at Avenue M
Huntsville, TX


Saturday 12-4PM
Commission meetings,
and by appointment


‭(936) 435-2497‬
(936) 291-9726


(936) 291-3581
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(936) 291-5931
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Museum Events

The Historical Commisison operates the Gibbs-Powell House Walker Count Museum and holds many events in this 19th Century Greek Revival home.

Open Houses and Luncheons

The Historical Commission holds open houses throughout the year at the Gibbs-Powell House Walker County Museum. At some of these events, especially those that coincide with events on the Huntsville Square, such as the Airing of the Quilts, the Commission serves a luncheon.

Fair on the Square

The Historical Commission participates in Fair on the Square the first weekend of every October with a table in the gazebo on the Courthouse Square. Commision members and volunteers hand out information on the Historical Commission and Walker County History and sell copies of historical documents and books.

Christmas Open House

An open house is held at the Gibbs-Powell Home usually in conjunction with the Commission's December meeting.

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