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February is Black History Month 

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The Calaboose Museum serves as a home for African American history and culture in San Marcos and Hays County. Through preservation, events, and education, the museum strives to serve as not only an African American history museum but a center of support for the San Marcos community.

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(512) 393-8421 | Mailing address: P.O. Box 481, San Marcos, TX 78667 |

Saturday 10am to 3pm (and by appointment) | 200 W Martin Luther King Dr | San Marcos, Texas 78666