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
(Statue Visitors Center)

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Fundraising for preservation and operation of the Museum is one of the more critical programs of the Commission..

Fund sources for the Commission include:

Gifts and Donations

The Commission welcomes gifts and donations for preservation and restoration of historically important sites and structures in Walker County.

Gibbs-Powell House Restoration

Our most important preservation effort at present is the Gibbs-Powell which requires substantial work. The most critical item is a new roof to prevent damage to the artifacts in the house.

If you would like to contrbute to restoration of the Gibbs-Powell House, or other Walker County site or structure, please contact us as shown in the panel at the left.