Mount Vernon

Mount Vernon, the county seat of Franklin County, has received many awards for its preservation efforts including: Texas Treasure City, National and Texas Main Street City, Preserve America City, Visionaries in Preservation City, and is home to a Certified Farmer’s Market. The art of nationally known artists is on display at the Old Jail Museum and at the Cultural Arts Center. World-class musicians perform at the Mount Vernon Music Hall. The Old Fire Station Museum houses the Nation’s Bird Egg Exhibit, historic Indian artifacts, and the memorabilia of Dallas Cowboy Quarterback Don Meredith.

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Mount Vernon Events

May 21, 2017


Violinist Monica Pegis joins the Orchard Ensemble with violist Sarah Kienle and DSO cellists Jeffrey Hood and Jolyon Pegis, playing epic music...

June 12, 2017

Summer Children's Concert

With music by Lucas Richman, poems by Jack Prelutsky, and a child's imagination, Behold the Bold Umbrellaphant takes guests into a world of...

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