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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.
1820 S. Dumas Ave.
Dumas, Texas 79029
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.
610 East 3rd Street
Sweetwater, Texas 79556
Experience the American Quarter Horse Hall of Fame & Museum's spectacular facility, designed to showcase the stars of the American Quarter Horse world - those people and horses who have earned their place as a legend. From the Great Hall with its Foundation Bloodlines, Champions Gallery, to the multiple interactive exhibits, there is something for all ages to enjoy.
2601 E I-40
Amarillo, Texas 79104
Martin & Francis Lehnis Railroad Museum exhibits the railroad history of Brownwood and surrounding communities. Including model trains of all sizes and ages, interactive telegraph equipment, and railroad equipment. Other exhibits include railroad lanterns, videos, photographs of employees, structures and trains. Come experience all the sights and sounds of trains, trains, and more trains!
700 Easy Adams
Brownwood, Texas 76803
Over forty years ago, a handful of Lubbock civic leaders, including Alton Brazell recognized that the region‘s agricultural heritage was slipping away. In 1969, the Lubbock County Commissioners’ Court gave Brazell the authority to begin collecting the machinery that was a part of the technological transformation that took place on South Plains’ farms. The tractors, combines, plows, drills, and thousands of other farm-related artifacts became a part of the Lubbock County Historical Collection.
1121 Canyon Lake Drive
The county seat of Lea, Lovington became town in 1908 when settlers from east of the Texas line homesteaded the western edges of the Llano Estacado in New Mexico Territory. New Mexico became a state in 1912. Lea became a county in 1917. The Lea County Museum was created by the Lovington Women's Club in 1960 when they purchased the Commercial Hotel, which was to be razed.
103 S Love Street, Lovington, NM 88260
New Mexico 88260
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.
510 Third Street
Graham, Texas 76450
An extensive collection of military equipment and memorabilia, including a rare WWII B-25 Bomber, a completely restored WWII Burma Jeep, and an M-6 Patton tank. All branches of the United States Armed Forces are represented in the Freedom Museum USA. Exhibits of both official and private memorabilia from military and civilian sources offer a well-rounded view of American military history.
600 N Hobart
Pampa, Texas 79065
Fort Belknap was established in 1851 as a northern anchor on the Texas frontier line of defense. The garrison safeguarded travelers along a network of frontier trails, most notably the Butterfield Overland Mail route. Used by federal and confederate troops through the 1860's. A handful of buildings remain in the park-like setting, and a museum in the old commissary chronicles frontier history.
114 Fort Circle
Newcastle, Texas 76372
The primary mission of the United States Twelfth Armored Division Memorial Museum will be to serve as a display and teaching museum for the study of World War II and its impact on the American people. The collection is chiefly 12th Armored Division World War II archives, memorabilia, and oral histories, along with selected equipment and material loaned or donated by others.
1289 North 2nd Street
Abilene, Texas 79601