Centennial Guest Register, Center, Texas
Scope and Contents
Founded in 1866 and incorporated in 1893 Center, Texas is the county seat of Shelby County. The register is dated August 18-20, 1966 and is from the Center, Texas Centennial Celebration. It contains approximately 1,100 names.
Language of Materials
The collection is in English.
Conditions Governing Access
Open for research.
Biographical or Historical Information
Founded in 1866, but not incorporated until 1893, Center, Texas is the county seat of Shelby County. There are several notable historic sites in the town, including the Shelby County Courthouse (built by J. J. E. Gibson in 1885 to resemble an Irish castle), the First Christian Church, the Truitt Cemetery and the Sardis Methodist Church.
Shelby County Chamber of Commerce. History of Center, Texas. http://www.shelbycountychamber.com/index.php?coc=center#History (Accessed 2/3/2011).
0.30 Cubic Feet
This collection consists of a single ledger housed in one clamshell box.
- Guide to the Centennial Guest Register, Center, Texas
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Part of the East Texas Research Center Repository