Newton County Historical Commission Museums

Powell Hotel MuseumPowell Hotel & W. H. Ford Male and Female College Museum

Rusk Street
Newton, TX 75966
Hours: Tuesdays (2-4 p.m.)
Other days by appointment
Donations accepted

In 1999 the heirs of Helen Powell donated the Powell Hotel, formerly the W. H. Ford Male and Female College, to the Newton County Historical Commission for use as a museum. The restoration project is being chaired by Mark Karpel.

History Center Museum
History Center Museum
213 Court at Houston St.
Newton, TX 75966
Hours: Monday-Friday (8:30-4:30 p.m.)
Donations accepted