Town of Collierville Museum

Morton Museum of Collierville History

Collections

 

Research Library Collection

Includes serval different magazine collections such as American Spirit, The Confederate Veteran, Old Shelby County Magazine, and Tennessee Historical Quarterly. We also have books on Civil War topics ranging from medicine to the way women dressed. General Tennessee history books include books on American Indians and the history of settlement in West Tennessee.

Permanent Collection (objects)

Important objects in our Permanent Collection include: a Civil War Surgical Kit used by Dr. Virginus Leake; resident of Collierville in the mid 1800s, antique McGinnis Hardware tools and various Civil War bullets and artifacts.

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Newspaper Collection

Collierville Herald Newspapers are available in searchable, PDF format from March 1, 1929 (first issue) to 1980.

Map Collection

If interested in donating historical objects or documents to the Museum please schedule an appointment if possible. You can make an appointment by calling 901-457-2650 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

You can view hundreds of items in the collection on our online catalog. To make an appointment to view collections at the Museum, call 901-457-2650 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

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    • Morton Museum of Collierville History Location:

      196 Main Street
      Collierville, TN 38017

      Tuesday–Saturday 10am – 4pm
      Closed Sunday, Monday, and Holidays
      Phone: 901-457-2650

      Admission: Always Free

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