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Fort Richardson - Jacksboro

Fort Richardson - Jacksboro

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The park is open 24-7, with many activities for every age. Explore the 7 original buildings of the fort. Activities include, historical study, camping, hiking, biking and much more. 10 miles of trails to bike ride and enjoy. Guided tours available. Much to do in Jacksboro which is also the home of the state 4-H program. A park which is much more than a park, including a new swimming pool right off the hiking trail.

Quanah

Quanah

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The Quanah Acme & Pacific Railroad Museum was opened in 1910 for passengers. In the 80's the Historical Society purchased the building and started work on a museum. There are 20 rooms that share the history of Hardeman County. The bottom floor covers Railroad, Pioneer, Quanah Parker and Lane Frost. The top floor has the last curator's room, West Texas Utilities, and the Quanah Cotton Oil Mill.

City County Heritage Museum

City County Heritage Museum

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The City-County Heritage Museum is located in the historic QA&P Railroad Depot. This facility houses exhibits that feature information and artifacts found in Cottle County and the surrounding area and is devoted to preserving rural Texas history. Exhibits unique to Cottle County include the original Marlboro Man and cowboy, and Charlie Hart, Quanah Parkers cousin. Private tours are available and the facility is open for meetings.

Old Post Office Museum and Art Center

Old Post Office Museum and Art Center

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The Old Post Office Museum and Art Center located in the Old Post Office building, on the square in downtown Graham, Texas. Museum and Art Center provides Young County history and Fine Art, with exhibits of colorful western history, the establishment of Graham, Texas and art by local and area artist. The mural “Oil Fields of Young County”, Alendre Houge graces the wall of the museum and art center.

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Fall Road Trips

Fall Road Trips

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Palo Duro Canyon - It’s fall in Texas and you don’t have to drive all the way across the state to see autumn colors. The glorious golden cottonwoods of Palo Duro Canyon are a short road trip away.

Route 66

Route 66

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Route 66. A Travelers tale.

Pearl on the Concho

Pearl on the Concho

in Tourism, Recreation, Attractions, Entertainment, Destination

San Angelo is famous for rare pearls, found in freshwater mussels, in the Concho River. But there are other spectacular pearls on the Concho.

Buddy Holly Made Lubbock the Capital City of the Music World

Buddy Holly Made Lubbock the Capital City of the Music World

in Museums, Education, Attractions, Events

Lubbock’s native son Buddy Holly died in a tragic 1959 plane crash at only 22 years-old, but his musical legacy will not fade away. Though his recording career lasted just two short years, Holly changed the sound of popular music forever...

Big 'Spring' coming to Town

Big 'Spring' coming to Town

in Recreation, Education, Attractions

The Big Spring CVB has undertaken a major renovation project at our Historic Spring. The focus of the project will be educational components that will inform visitors about the significant history of the Spring..

A New Mexico Ranchers Story

A New Mexico Ranchers Story

in Tourism, Outdoors, Museums, Attractions, Destination

The Lea County Museum Press has just published a memoir by Lea County rancher Carl Lane Johnson who has lived and worked in Lea all of his life and whose family has been part of county history for a century.

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