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Texas Lakes Trail Region

Participant in the Texas Historical Commission's
Texas Heritage Trails Program

Forney: Spellman Museum of Forney History


Spellman Musuem, Forney

Opening Late Summer 2014


Location

  • 200 South Bois d'Arc
  • Forney, Texas
  • 75126

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Hours & Fees

  • Wednesday, Friday & Saturday: 11 a.m. - 6 p.m.

    Thursday: 11 a.m. - 8 p.m.

  • Free but donations are appreciated.


Map & Directions

From Dallas, take US80 east to the Broad Street/FM688 exit. Turn right on S. Bois d’Arc which is the second light. The Spellman Museum is a red brick building on the right side at the corner of S. Bois d’Arc and Main Street.  From Terrell, take US80 west to the Pinson Road/740 exit and use the overpass to cross the highway. Turn left on Broad Street then right onto S. Bois d’Arc. The Spellman Museum is a red brick building on the right side at the corner of S. Bois d’Arc and Main Street.


Opening Late Summer 2014

The Spellman Museum is named for the Spellman Family of Forney. Mick Spellman donated many of his family’s items to the museum, including some artwork by his sister, Coreen Spellman.  The museum also contains artifacts that pertain to the history of Forney and its people, including photographs, pots and pans, railroad items, blankets, clothing, WWII items and more!