Winston County, Alabama

The Houston Historical Society was established in 2006 for the purpose of
preserving and promoting Houston and Winston County's historic resources. The
organization is a non-profit organization. All
donations are tax deductible.

The Houston Historical Society holds a quarterly meeting at 6 pm on the second
Tuesday of March, June, September and December in the Fellowship Hall of the
Houston Memorial United Methodist Church.

Currently the organization is working on the
Houston Historic Jail Preservation
Project. Plans are underway to preserve the log jail, Winston County's oldest
public building. In addition to preserving the building, plans include development of
grounds adjacent to the jail and presenting the history of the area. The Houston
Historical Society is working in consultation with the Alabama Historical Commission
on the project.

Membership in the Houston Historical Society is open to anyone interested in the
preservation, protection, and promotion of history in this region of northwest
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