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Fort Concho, established in 1867 on the banks of the Concho River, served as regimental headquarters for some of the most recognized frontier units in Texas history, including the 10th Cavalry, better known as the Buffalo Soldiers. Reenactments, performed by volunteers, include uniforms and procedures accurate to the period. The Fort also sponsors a lively calendar of festivals and celebrations.
630 South Oakes Street
San Angelo, Texas 76903
The Museum is a regional history museum housed in a 1927 12,000 square foot historic hotel & hardware store building. Featured exhibits include Adobe Walls, boomtown, petroleum history, and natural history. External exhibits include a 95' Cable Tool Drilling Rig, and Petroleum Exhibit Hall with 1920 - 1950 era tools and equipment. The Gift Shop offers regional history books and Texas souvenirs.
618 North Main
Borger, Texas 79007
The Buddy Holly Center is located in the renovated historic Ft. Worth & Denver Depot. The center provides a facility that features a wide variety of programs encompassing music, music history, the visual arts and educational outreach initiatives. The Buddy Holly Center currently houses a Fine Arts Gallery, the Buddy Holly Gallery and the Texas Musicians Hall of Fame.
1801 Crickets Avenue
Lubbock, Texas 79401
Learn about the County's rich history from pre-historic days to the days of gunslingers to the days of railways and boom towns! The Comanche County Historical Museum chronicles this history from frontier times to the mid-1900s. Exhibits include a blacksmith shop, filling station, doctor's office and the Comanche saloon shows where gunslinger John Wesley Hardin killed a deputy in 1874.
402 Moorman Road
Comanche, Texas 76442
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
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
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 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
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
The Silent Wings Museum is the only museum in the world dedicated to telling the story of the military glider program. Located in Lubbock's original airport and site of the South Plains Army Airfield, patrons will be greeted by a Douglas C-47 on static display. Inside, the museum houses three exhibitions, multiple aircrafts, a "PX" museum store, and an extensive archive of information.
6202 N I-27
Lubbock, Texas 79403