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Spellman Museum of Forney History

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Just visiting...and it was fascinating!

We do not live in Texas, much less Forney. However, we were visiting the old town area and decided... read more

Reviewed 9 September 2018
dsummer1956
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Elk Grove Village, Illinois
A Bale of Cotton

Our Senior Center visited, was interesting & informative. Enjoyed seeing photos of old buildings... read more

Reviewed 10 August 2018
joystu47
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Forney, Texas
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9 Sep 2018
“Just visiting...and it was fascinating!”
9 Aug 2018
“A Bale of Cotton”
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200 S Bois D Arc St, Forney, TX 75126-9407
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Reviewed 9 September 2018

We do not live in Texas, much less Forney. However, we were visiting the old town area and decided to learn about where we were. The Spellman Museum of Forney History was very comprehensive and provided a wonderful insight into what animals, people, and tribes...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 10 August 2018

Our Senior Center visited, was interesting & informative. Enjoyed seeing photos of old buildings, history of Forney. I had never seen a bale of cotton, was much larger than I had expected.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank joystu47
Reviewed 21 January 2018 via mobile

This is a well done museum with a lot of nicely done local history that is engaging to people of all ages.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Donna F
Reviewed 24 May 2017

Quite impresed by this little gem. Informative, family and locals oriented. Great littl stop for this little town

Date of experience: February 2017
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Reviewed 10 April 2017

I was pleasantly surprised by the newly opened museum in downtown Forney. It was very interesting, with attractive and interactive displays providing much information regarding Forney in olden and current days. I enjoyed it much more than I expected!

Date of experience: March 2017
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Reviewed 1 March 2017

This museum has some really engaging exhibits aimed at all ages. There are interesting things for adults and enough activities for the kids that they won't get bored. Starting with the Indian culture that was in the area through the growth years and the hard...More

Date of experience: February 2017
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Reviewed 13 February 2017

We went on the opening weekend. I had been looking forward to learning about some of the local history. I will return again to learn more.

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank prayse
Reviewed 17 November 2016

Great place to learn the history of Forney, Texas and surrounding area. Neat hands on exhibits. Nice new museum.

Date of experience: November 2016
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