Established as county seat when Hamilton County organized in 1858. Early settlers plagued with Indian raids. On the courthouse lawn stands a memorial to Anne Whitney, frontier schoolteacher killed while defending students during Comanche Indian attack.

Hamilton County Museum

County artifacts, letters, newspapers, relics and photographs, housed in county courthouse. Open Mon. - Fri. 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.; closed holidays.

Pecan Creek Park

Ten-block linear park through downtown. Plaza entrance one block north of courthouse.



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