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Collin County History

Genealogy Friends of Plano Libraries, Inc. have created a Collin County history page that might help you in your research of the area, http://www.genealogyfriends.org/history/

Collin County Genealogical Society publishes a periodical, Collin Chronicles, Records of Collin County, Texas.  You can purchase them from the society, http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~txcolcgs/publications.htm or view the past issues at Portal to Texas History, http://texashistory.unt.edu/.

The Collin County Genealogical Historical Records, http://www.collincotxhistdoc.info/index.php, has some Collin County records transcribed or indexed.  It is done by Sue Patterson.

The Collin County TXGenWeb page, http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~txcolli2/Collin_County_TXGENWEB/, also provides information for Collin County.  It is run by volunteers. 

Libraries — McKinney Public Library and GLHTA have Collin County Information on microfilm and books.

Museums — North Texas History Center, http://thenthc.org/home.html; Allen Heritage Center, www.allenheritageguild.org; Chestnut Square Historic Village, www.chestnutsquare.org; Frisco Heritage Center, http://www.friscomuseum.org/; Heard-Craig House, http://heardcraig.org/; Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary, http://www.heardmuseum.org/; Heritage Farmstead Museum, http://www.heritagefarmstead.org/; Interurban Railway Museum, www.interurbanplano.org

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