The purpose of the Murphy Historical Society is to inspire and promote community interest in and appreciation for the history of MURPHY, TEXAS and to preserve Murphy’s rich history and document the present for the future. To this end, we identify, select, gather, preserve, maintain, catalog and make accessible to the public, historical documents and significant memorabilia from Murphy and towns in Collin County.
Collecting photographs and records
MHS strives to collect and preserve documentation relating to Murphy's history, including photographs, records, and oral histories.
Educating our residents
Historical documents and artifacts can be found on display at Murphy City Hall and Murphy Community Center. These items serve as reminders and educational tools to inform residents about the history of our City.
Maintaining our connection to the past
MHS is responsible for the maintenance of three of our local historic cemeteries and applying for historical markers around our community.
Persons interested in the history of Murphy, Collin County, Texas or the United States are invited to attend meetings
Your support and contributions will enable us to meet our goals and improve conditions. Your generous donation will fund our mission.