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Explore History

Dating back to its founding in 1846, the city of Sherman and its inhabitants established a dynamic community culture around the arts, education, and hospitality. Today, the landmarks of that heritage still house community and civic activities that both preserve history and embrace diverse and creative events.

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The Sherman Museum

301 S. Walnut St, Sherman TX 75090

Sherman and Texoma's history is on display in the landmark 1914 Carnegie Library building-turned-museum.

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Kidd-Key Auditorium & Ballroom

400 N. Elm St, Sherman TX 75090

The heart of the Sherman Cultural District is the restored Kidd-Key building, completed in 1938 as a WPA project . 

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The Butterfield Trail

Marker, Corner of Lamar and Travis Streets

Sherman was a regular  stagecoach stop in the 1800s, most prominently the Butterfield mail route from 1858-1861.

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Sherman Public Library

421 N. Travis St, Sherman TX 75090

Constructed in 1972, this mid-century modern jewel was renovated in 2018 and features the original curved window seating, new technology, and a stage for puppet theater.

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Grayson County Courthouse

100 W. Houston St, Sherman TX 75090

The 1934 Courthouse is an art deco treasure, inside and out., and  historic and commemorative markers dot the grounds.

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Touch of Class Antiques and Outlaw Trails Museum

118 S. Lamar St, Sherman TX 75090

The privately-owned Outlaw Trails Museum on the 3rd floor of Touch of Class Antiques is filled with Sherman memorabilia