Publications & Products


History publications and products are available in the Murray Parks and Recreation Office or the Museum.

Between the Cottonwoods

Between the Cottonwoods is a chronological history of Murray written in 1992 by David Schirer and Wes Johnson. Cost is $5 or free with the purchase of other products. Supplies limited.

Between the Cottonwoods/Children's Workbook

Between the Cottonwoods is a children's book about the history of Murray written for elementary grades two through four, with classroom activities at the end of each chapter. This book is also an excellent resource for scout groups who are completing requirements for Citizen in the Community. Cost is $5.

Centennial Album

The Centennial Album was published in 2002 to kick off Murray's centennial celebration. The photo book includes many photos of early Murray which had never been previously published. Cost is $12.

Faces of Murray

Faces of Murray features over 300 family bios and photos of early settlers and longtime residents who called Murray home. Cost is $12.

Murray Firemen Video

The Murray Firemen Video is a 20-minute silent melodrama created in 1924 by a traveling movie company who used the local fire department for the movie. Cost is $10. Supplies limited.

Murray Historic Afghans

Murray Historic Afghans come in three different versions. The first edition includes drawings of about 15 turn-of-the-century structures and comes in cranberry, hunter green, or navy blue. The second version includes about 15 structures from the 1930s in rose, black, or teal. A Murray High School afghan in orange and black is also available. It includes various icons to the clubs and academic areas of the school. Cost is $24.

Murray Smelter Video

The Murray Smelter Video is a 30-minute documentary on the smelter history of Murray. Video tapes are free while supplies last. Also available in DVD (new version-extended segment produced in 2008) $10.

A Spotters' Guide

A Spotters' Guide is a walking tour of historic downtown Murray and features 67 buildings with the history of each. Cost is $1.

Online Historic Registry

View Murray's Historic Registry Here