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Address: 507 N Railroad St, Burton, TX 77835-9200
Phone Number: +1 979-353-0050
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Burton Railroad Depot, Museum and Visitors Center and the Mt. Zion...

Burton Railroad Depot, Museum and Visitors Center and the Mt. Zion Historical Chapel & CemeteryHistory lives thanks to the Burton Heritage Society! Formed in 1973, devoted members maintain and preserve the Burton Railroad Depot and Mt. Zion Historical Chapel. The depot transports visitors to 1870 when Burton was a terminal on the Houston and Texas Central Railroad, while the cemetery honors some of the earliest and more notable inhabitants, such as famous Texas Ranger Leander McNelly. Open the First Saturday during the months of March through December, or by appointment.

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Stepping Back In Time

Stopped in town for the Farmer's Market, local beef, eggs and Brazos Belle famous homemade bread and went into the museum. It is an authentic old Railroad Depot, showing the... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 8 July 2013
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 March 2016

Very limited historical information is contained in this former depot which was a railroad stop for the town's cotton gin.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2013

Stopped in town for the Farmer's Market, local beef, eggs and Brazos Belle famous homemade bread and went into the museum. It is an authentic old Railroad Depot, showing the ticket counter, waiting room, office. The walls are full of photographs and the glass display cases full of antique Railroad memorabilia. An excellent depiction of a small town railroad depot... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2012

2nd year for concert on the square... will attend again and again.. can't wait for next summer..the band was super.. the breeze was pleasant and the people are always nice

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