Starr Family Home State Historic Site

Visitor get a tour of the dining room. Exterior of the Starr home. Interior parlor. Interior hallway and staircase.

407 West Travis St.
Marshall, TX 75670


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Nestled in the heart of Marshall’s museums and cultural activities, Starr Family Home State Historic Site is composed of several elegant structures that map the 150-year history of the Starr family in Texas. Period furnishings, clothing, and antiques trace the transition of the buildings through four generations of the Starr family in Texas history.

Upcoming Events

October 14

Historic Foodways Demonstration ~ Apple Palooza!

We will make all things apple because fall and apples go together. One of the recipes we are going to attempt is to dry some apple rings in our cranky oven. Join us to see if it is a success or a mess! Regular admission rates apply. 

October 28

Archeology Day at Starr Family Home State Historic Site

Join our staff and volunteers as we delve intoTexas Archeology and the expansive cultural heritage of our great state in honor of Texas Archeology Month! This free event offers information booths, hands-on activities, lots of crafts, and...

November 11

Historic Foodways Demonstration ~ Gingerbread

We are going to attempt to make ginerbread, the cake version and the cookie version. As stated before, our oven is from the 1880s and sometimes doesn't get hot enough. Join us and let's find out together if the oven is hot, not hot enough, or too...

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