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Window on the Plains Museum

Window on the Plains Museum

in Historic, Museum

Window on the Plains Museum began in 1976 as Moore County Historical Museum. In addition to extensive displays centered around farming and ranching, industry, business, family life and wildlife, the museum houses a research and archives center. A walking trail winds around the ten acre tract with displays of farming, ranching, industry and military artifacts.

The Citadelle Art Foundation

The Citadelle Art Foundation

in Historic, Art, Art Gallery, Arts/Crafts, Heritage, Art

This old Canadian landmark was built in 1910 as the First Baptist Church. In 1977, the Abraham family purchased the building and converted it into their family residence. After 30 years of serving as their home, the Abrahams have now donated the mansion, the art, and the gardens as a public art museum, known as The Citadelle Art Foundation, to help share their blessings with generations to come.

Thurber Ghost Town Museum

Thurber Ghost Town Museum

in Museum

Welcome to the W.K. Gordon Center for industrial history of Texas. The center contains materials pertaining to the economic, political, and social history of Thurber Texas and other centers of industrial development. Get a hands-on learning experience you won't soon forget. Located at the site of the Thurber ghost town, its interactive exhibits explore the birth and death of a company town.

City County Heritage Museum

City County Heritage Museum

in Exhibit

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.

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Tumbleweed 100

Tumbleweed 100

in Recreation, Outdoors, Health, Sports, Events

Tumbleweed 100 is the premier cycling event in West Texas

National Farm Life Insurance

National Farm Life Insurance

in Association

“It’s more than just business,” said Brad Coon, Vice President of Marketing for National Farm Life Insurance Company. “We try to treat the company as much like a family as we possibly can.” We gave back over 3 million to policy holders.

Largest Ginger Bread House - Overton Hotel

Largest Ginger Bread House - Overton Hotel

in Tourism, Attractions, Lodging, Entertainment

Largest Ginger Bread house in Lubbock. One of our favorite Holiday Traditions at the Overton Hotel & Conference Center is our annual Gingerbread Display.

Crosbyton, Texas

Crosbyton, Texas

in Main Street, Attractions, Events, City Views

Crosbyton, Texas is the perfect daytrip destination for the whole family. The revitalized downtown welcomes visitors with beautiful historic buildings, streets with vintage lighting, and boutique shops featuring rustic and rare items.

Cactus Theatre, A Lubbock Legend

Cactus Theatre, A Lubbock Legend

in Tourism, Nightlife, Attractions, Theaters, Events

The Cactus Theater is a treasure of Lubbock’s Depot District. The historic theater offers patrons stunning acoustics and up-close performances from their favorite artists in an intimate venue. “It’s truly a listening room experience,”

Lubbock's Most Haunted

Lubbock's Most Haunted

in Nightlife, Attractions

Legend has it the gates of hell itself are located just behind the Lubbock Cemetery. Hell’s Gates is the name given to an abandoned trestle of the old Santa Fe Railroad. The imposing structure spans a wooded canyon...

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