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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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Swisher County Historical Museum

in Museum

Museum maintains collections of ranch and farm artifacts. A five-room house, rebuilt inside the main exhibit hall, is furnished with pieces from the early 1900s. A replica of the J.O. Bass Blacksmith Shop is also located in main exhibit hall and features Bass' tools and equipment. Written, oral and video histories of the county are maintained, as well as an outstanding photographic history of early life in the area. Outside exhibits include the 1917 Jowell House.

127 Southwest 2nd Street, Tulia Texas
Tulia, Texas 79088
United States

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Bill's Backyard Classics

in Sports, Entertainment, Adventure, Outdoor Sports, Adventure, Hobby, Museum, Historic

Bill's Backyard Classics combines two things we love most - Cars and Families. We have long desired to share our interest in classic and hot rod cars with our community. Now we're proud to introduce this ever-changing display of unique and special cars in a family friendly atmosphere. By rotating our inventory randomly, it's a new experience every visit. Our goal is to have things that every member of the family can enjoy. We love people who love “Cars and Kids.” ​

5309 S. Washington St
Amarillo, Texas 79110
United States

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Whitehead Memorial Museum

in Museum, Museum, Historic, Historic, Heritage, Childrens, Archaeological Area

The Whitehead Memorial Museum was established in 1962 and remains the only full time, public museum in Val Verde County, Texas. The mission of the Whitehead Memorial Museum is to preserve historical and tangible artifacts that reflect the early history, cultures, and economics of Del Rio and Val Verde County. The purpose shall be to promote through the establishment and maintenance of a public museum and allied projects; a program which will bring about better understanding and appreciation.

1308 S. Main Street
Del Rio, Texas 78840
United States

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Museum of the Plains

in Museum, Historic, Exhibit

Journey through thousands of years of life on what has been called 'The Great American Desert,' No-Man's Land, and The High Plains. Over 10,000 artifacts chronicle the history of civilization up to the current age. We also have a beautiful courtyard with a gazebo and enclosed by buildings from by gone days. This includes a country church, a general store, small house, depot and caboose.

1200 N Main/HWY 83 North
PERRYTON, Texas 79070
United States

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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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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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Cactus Theatre

in Historic, Film

Cactus remains focused on showcasing top-notch local talent; promoting an expanded offering of regional and national touring acts; and screening classic and independent films on the newly-installed digital projection system. A new, state-of-the-art sound system has recently been installed as well - giving Cactus patrons the ultimate listening environment possible.

1812 BUDDY HOLLY AVE
Lubbock, Texas
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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