This historic house museum was the home of William Henry Harrison Clayton, the chief prosecutor in Judge Issac C Parker's famed court. He and his family lived in the house from 1881 to 1897. The house was saved from demolition and restored to its former glory. Coal-burning fireplaces and period furnishings in each room place you in a time that featured no indoor plumbing or electricity, but that was rich with austerity. Our guided tour provides a perspective of the mission to bring law and justice to the area.
Tours start at the top of the hour and last approximately 60 minutes.
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