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Childress County Heritage Museum

in Museum, Heritage

Located in historic downtown Childress, the Childress County Heritage Museum offers a glimpse into the history behind this small Texas town named after George Campbell Childress, the principal author of the Texas Declaration of Independence. Exhibits include George C. Childress, Fort Worth & Denver Railroad, Childress Army Airfield Bombardier training facility, area ranching, and much more.

210 3rd St. NW
Childress, Texas 79201
United States

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McPherson Cellars

in Winery

Conveniently located in downtown Lubbock, our unique tasting room offers a delightful sampling of our award-winning wines. Our wines can be also enjoyed by the glass or bottle in our tasting room or out in our beautiful courtyard. Don't forget your wine accessories. Come relax and enjoy one of west Texas' most enjoyable wineries. Complimentary tours are offered daily.

1615 Texas Avenue
Lubbock, Texas 79401
United States

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Fort Phantom Hill

in Exhibit

Located in present-day Jones County, Fort Phantom Hill is one of the most pristine historic sites in Texas. It was one of the second line of forts laid out in the early 1850s to protect the westward-moving frontier of Texas settlement. Today, Fort Phantom Hill is part of the Texas Forts Trail, a 650-mile highway tour of historic Texas forts in West Central Texas. The fort was occupied by the U.S. Army from 1851 until 1854.

10818 FM 600
Abilene, Texas 79601
United States

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Fort Belknap

in Exhibit

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
United States

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12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

in Historic

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
United States

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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.

122 N. 9th Street
Paducah, Texas 79248
United States

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Heritage Museum of Big Spring

in Exhibit

Heritage Museum of Big Spring was founded in 1971. The museum also operates the historic Potton House. A home that was built in 1901 by Mr. Joseph Potton. The Potton House is located at 201 Gregg Street. The museum has several collections including, longhorns, dolls, and phonographs. We have an H.W. Caylor Gallery featuring a collection of his pioneer art.

510 Scurry St.
Big Spring, Texas 79720
United States

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Woody Guthrie Folk Music Center

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Housed in the former Harris Drug Store where Woody Guthrie ('This Land is Your Land', 'So Long, It's Been Good to Know Ya') worked, sang, and played his guitar. Reminders of Woody line the walls and fill the display cases. Jam sessions are held twice monthly. 2012 is the centennial of Woody's birth, with celebrations across the country. Check our website for current information.

320 S. Cuyler
Pampa, Texas 79065
United States

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White Deer Land Museum

in Exhibit

Located in the two-story restored office building of the White Deer Land Company., built in 1916. Original tin ceilings, tile floors, and much of the furniture used by the Land Company officers. This museum is one of the few left in the Texas Panhandle that has guided tours. Two floors filled with wonderful, well-cared-for furnishings and period clothing. A great place to spend an afternoon where you can step back in time.

112 S. Cuyler
Pampa, Texas 79066
United States

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Wolf Creek Heritage Museum

in Exhibit

The Wolf Creek Heritage Museum provides exhibits describing the history and heritage of the county in stories of its ranches, farms, oil and gas industries but mostly through the stories of its people. The museum offers art exhibits featuring the work of local artists, provides educational programs and entertainment programs. With the historical commission the museum publishes books on history.

13310 HWY 305
LIPSCOMB, Texas 79056
United States

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