Preserving Murphy History for Future Generations... Our purpose is to collect and maintain the history of Murphy, Texas.


Murphy Historical Society Mission

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  To this end, we identify, select, gather, preserve, maintain, catalog and make accessible to the public, historical documents and significant memorabilia from Murphy and towns in Collin County.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Historical documents and artifacts can be found on display at Murphy City Hall and Murphy Community Center.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

June 13, 2020

Field Ttrip to Chestnut Square for lunch on the square

June 23, 2020

Murphy History Road Rally

June 28, 2020

Book Talk

The Texas Boys

August 25, 2020

Friends and Family Night 

Brown Bag Dinner

120 E FM 544 Ste 72 PMB 271

Murphy, Texas 75094

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