The McNairy County Historical Museum

114 N Third St., Selmer, TN 38375; (731) 646-0018
The historic Ritz Theater Building provides the perfect showplace to display items of the county’s history. The Museum has a unique layout with a large center gallery that displays various aspects of life in the early McNairy County. There are seven side rooms that offer a different way of viewing the history of the county. There are the School Room, the Civil War Room, the Church Room, the Healing Arts Room, and the Business and Agriculture Rooms. Museum hours are Sat. 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Sun. 1-4 p.m., other times by appointment. Groups are welcome and the museum is handicapped accessible.

Rockabilly Highway Murals

Selmer, TN  38375
Commissioned by Arts in McNairy, Jackson Arts Council, Tennessee Arts Commission as well as the McNairy County Regional Alliance and Selmer Business Alliance, Selmer is now home to two beautiful murals painted by Nashville artist Brian Tull.  These public art landmarks were created in conjunction with the naming of the Rockabilly Highway.  Fifty-five miles of U.S. Highway 45 between Madison County (Jackson, TN) and McNairy County (Selmer, TN) to the Mississippi state line were officially named Rockabilly Highway on March 26, 2008.  Selmer’s Rockabilly Highway Murals are a celebration of Rockabilly Music and West Tennessee’s musical heritage.

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