HILLSBORO , Objects tell stories for Thomas Kreason, executive director of the Texas Musicians Museum, and those that cram the museum's rooms and walls tell plenty.
no stranger to objects and history.
It offered a space at a reasonable price, proximity to a development Willie Nelson is planning near his Abbott hometown, interstate accessibility to Dallas, Fort Worth and Austin, and support from city officials, Kreason
doesn't see the museum limited to its interior space.
As for more stories, Kreason
says that not only does the museum have a lot in storage , exhibits will be rotated regularly to show new material , it's attracting new ones.
A photo of Texas country legend Ernest Tubb
posing with his
band and tour bus prompted a visiting bus driver who once drove Tubb to tell Kreason
about the time that he
orange cowboy boots to another trucker over a CB radio, then split the money with the Texas Troubadour.
Kreason chuckles as he
retells the story, yet another addition to the museum's memories."That's one of the things we hope to do here," he