Our Mission

The Rockwall County Historical Foundation, maintaining that the past should be preserved for the future, encourages the restoration, education and recognition of significant places and people, thus allowing all to enjoy the treasure that is our past.



Rockwall County Courthouse circa 1892

The Museum

The Museum is housed in the historical 1850 Manson-LaMoreaux-Hartman House located on Washington Street at Harry Myers Park. The building is believed to be the first residential structure in all of Rockwall County.

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Rockwall History

Rockwall County was established in 1873 . The county was named for the underground formation of rock wall as was the city of Rockwall.

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The Rock Wall

Discovered in 1852, the wall has been variously described as a natural formation and a structure built by man.

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Membership Information

Membership in the Rockwall County Historical Foundation supports "Preserving the Past for the Future."