The Wylie Historical Society is a non-profit organization dedicated to gathering, preserving and sharing the heritage of Wylie, Texas.

Our monthly meetings, which are open to the public, offer a range of programming including presentations by guest speakers and artifact displays. We invite you to join us in person to learn more about the history of Wylie and the surrounding region.

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Ghost Tour 2023!

Ghost Tour

It's that time! Wylie's 2nd annual Ghost Tour! October 7th & 8th

This year we have even more fun, now featuring two tour options: 1) Haunts & History with the spirits of Marshall Howrey & George Washington Housewright; or 2) Ghostly Gossip with the spirits of Wylie Telephone Operators: Minnie Walker & Lovilla Creel as they describe the spooky history of downtown Wylie!

Each tour runs twice each night: Haunts & History at 7:00 PM & 8:15 PM and Ghostly Gossip at 7:30 PM and 8:45 PM

Suitable for ages 12 and up. Children age 16 and under must be accompanied by a parent.

Tickets are $20 per person

Spots are limited, get your Tickets Now!!

Special Thanks: Collin County Historical Commission helped make this event possible.

September 2023 | Wylie Historical Society

Sept 2023

The Wylie Historical Society meetings are open to the public. Visitors are welcome! Please RSVP and we will confirm the correct date, time and location information.

The Brief:

♦ Sept 8th & 9th 17th Wylie Rodeo

♦ Sept 12th WHS Regular Meeting at 3713 Carrie Lane

♦ Sept 14th Picnic on Ballard, Welcom Center at the Brown House 4PM

♦ Sept All month: Smith Public Library Exhibits: Collin County Historical Commission Photography Contest Winners

♦ Sept All month: Welcome Center at the Brown House Exhibits: Johnstons Co.

To see all the news and details click on our News page

Brown House

Welcome Center at the Brown House is Now Open!

Visit Wylie's 1st Recorded Texas Historic Landmark: Thomas & Mattie Brown House!

Featured Exhibit:: Johnstons Co - Though end of Sept

Tour the classic Queen Anne Style house, see exhibits and shop the boutique!

What we do - Wylie Historical Society