“The Camels are Coming to Texas”

Program on the Camels of Central Texas during the Civil War

On April 10, 2017 our speaker will be Carol Hanson telling of the U.S. Army’s “Camel Experiment”.

During the 1850’s dozens of camels were brought to central Texas.  It’s a fascinating story with countless historic developments.

The program will begin 7 p.m. in the Museum at 607 Cedar Street.   The public is welcome.  For more information please call 214-769-8425. 



The Tornado of 1856

 The Tornado of 1856  – Program for Monday, March 14

The Cedar Hill Museum of History board meets the second Monday of each month at 6:30 pm.

March’s meeting will feature a program on the tornado of 1856 which almost wiped Cedar Hill off the Earth.  The program will focus on the new bookwritten primarily by Dave and Geri Klauck, members of the Cedar Hill Genealogical Society, “Gone with the Wind, the 1856 Cedar Hill Tornado”.

Guests will meet on Monday, March 14, at the Museum, 607 Cedar Street, at 6:30 p.m.  The program will take place at 7 pm across the street in the Downtown Church of Christ Fellowship Hall, 300 Broad Street.  Refreshments will be served.

All members and visitors are welcome to attend.  Admission is free, but donations are appreciated.

Admission is free, but donations are appreciated. 


Our Next Event

The Cedar Hill Museum of History board meets the second Monday of each month at 6:30 pm at 607 Cedar Street. 

Hours and Location
(972) 293-3806

607 Cedar Street
Cedar Hill, Texas 75104
in Historic Downtown

and by appointment
(Call 214 769-8425)

Now on Display

Charles E. Finsley
Memorial Fossil Exhibit

Friday through Saturday
11 am to 3 pm
by Alan Peters,

Paleontologist Alan Peters with Museum visitor Josh Porter