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Pioneer City County Museum
Pioneer City County Museum

Remembering the lives of families from Nolan County and the City of Sweetwater. "Our tour was an enchanting walk through the history of our county." More than a dozen Pioneer Museum display rooms depict the lives of early Nolan County settlers with extensive photograph files, farm and ranch exhibits, Indian artifacts, and WASP exhibits. Special tours available by appointment.

Old Jail Museum
Old Jail Museum

This sandstone jail was built in 1882 in Palo Pinto. The Old Jail anchors a growing complex of historic log cabins and frontier buildings that demonstrate life in the olden days. Every building is filled with local artifacts. The jail was vacated in 1941 when the jail was moved to the top floor of new courthouse. The Palo Pinto Historical Association restored the building in 1968 to house the museum.

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Vernon Famers Market

Every Saturday at the Wilbarger County Courthouse. Fresh fruits, vegetables, and herbs available to buy along with non produce such as baked goods and jams.

Jimmy Dean Museum

“Visitors to the museum are going to have a total experience with video, audio and artifacts,”

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