Location Map and Directions to the CollectionThe Bosque County Collection is located in the newly restored Lumpkin Building on the northeast corner of Hwy 22 and Hwy 144 (101 North Main Street) diagonally across from the Courthouse. Free parking is available west of the Courthouse and south of the Lumpkin Building.
Directions from Austin, Dallas, Fort Worth, and Waco (see Texas map below)
From Austin: Take I-35 north to the Hwy 317 exit at Belton , left on Hwy 317 through Belton, Moody, McGregor, and Crawford to Hwy 6 in Valley Mills, left on Hwy 6 through Clifton to Hwy 22 near Meridian, right on Hwy 22 and into Meridian.
From Dallas (via Hillsboro): Take I-35E south to the US 77 exit at Hillsboro, right on Hwy 77 to Hwy 22 at the Courthouse in Hillsboro, right on Hwy 22 through Whitney and past Whitney Dam to Meridian.
From Dallas (via Cleburne): Take US 67 south through Midlothian and Alvarado to Hwy 174 in Cleburne, south on Hwy 174 through Rio Vista and Morgan to Meridian.
From Fort Worth (east): Take I-35W south to the Hwy 174 exit at Burleson, south on Hwy 174 through Burleson, Cleburne, Rio Vista, and Morgan to Meridian.
From Fort Worth (west): Take US 377 south to Granbury, left on Hwy 144 through Glen Rose and Walnut Springs to Meridian (just before Glen Rose, Hwy 144 takes a right and joins US 67 for just a mile or so before it splits off again to the left; watch for the signs).
From Waco: Take Hwy 6 north through Valley Mills and Clifton to Hwy 22 near Meridian, right on Hwy 22
and into Meridian.
Need to spend the night while doing research at the Collection?
Try the Circle Motel in Meridian (254-435-2851), the Best Western Velkommen in Clifton (254-675-8999), or the Clifton Inn in Clifton (254-675-3720). There are also several Bed & Breakfasts in the county. For these, try contacting the Chamber of Commerce in Meridian (254-435-2966) or Clifton (254-675-3720).