This town was once named "Cotton Capital of the World" when it set the record for the most cotton bales compressed in a single day. The historic Main Street area has notable architecture as well as state and national historic landmarks. Greenville has antiques, shopping, restaurants, music venues and a winery. Historic sites include the Katy Depot, the Central Christian Church and the vaudeville-era Texan Theater. Audie Murphy, the nation's most decorated soldier of World War II, was born near Greenville.
Clymer Meadow Preserve near Celeste is one of the most diverse remnants of Blackland Prairie in Texas. By appointment only (903/568-4139).
Mon. – Fri. 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
2821 Washington St.