​​​Clay County 1890 Jail Museum 


Museum Recipes Past & Present


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Dixie Alcorn

Jill Avis

Ed Bitz

Macon Boddy

Travis Childs

Clota Coats

Mildred Gannon

Judy Garner

​Lucille Glasgow

Mary Ann Graf

Carma Healer

Liz Kesler

Judy Knowlton

Sug McKee

Janet Pilsner

George Slagle

Dan Webb


​The Clay County 1890 Jail Museum would like to say "Thank You" to everyone who donated through the Texoma Gives campaign. Your help is greatly appreciated.


Our members are the lifeblood
of our museum--we need you!

Annual Individual Memberships: $10

Annual Couple Memberships: $20

Lifetime Individual Memberships: $200

​Lifetime Couple Memberships: $300

Come by for an application or

click here.

Come and see the best Clay County has to offer. A real "TEXAS TREASURE"

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The "Gallows", one of the few jails built with internal gallows

The residence where the Sheriff or live-in jailer and his family lived

Specialized displays like the "Greatest Generation" collection


The "Barn", with old farm implements, many of them horse-drawn



Clay County Historical Society, Inc.

P.O. Box 483

116 North Graham

Henrietta, Texas, 76365

e-mail: 1890jailmuseum@gmail.com



Come In!​

Our hours are:

Thursday & Friday   10 am to 2 pm

Saturday   1 pm to 4 pm

Special private tours can be arranged any time by calling 940-733-5896

Groups are welcome.

Admission is FREE

donations appreciated

Things to See​​​

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