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The XIT Museum is located across from the Dallam County Courthouse in Dalhart Texas. The museum has several displays depicting early pioneer life in Dalhart. Exhibit topics range from wildlife and dairy farming to the famous XIT Ranch. The museum houses an extensive photographic, negative and document collection on the Dallam and Hartley county area.
108 E. 5th Street
Dalhart, Texas 79022
This old Canadian landmark was built in 1910 as the First Baptist Church. In 1977, the Abraham family purchased the building and converted it into their family residence. After 30 years of serving as their home, the Abrahams have now donated the mansion, the art, and the gardens as a public art museum, known as The Citadelle Art Foundation, to help share their blessings with generations to come.
520 Nelson Avenue
Canadian, Texas 79014
The mission of the George W. Bush Childhood Home, Inc., is to express and interpret the history of one of America’s great families by telling the story of the Bush Family and the childhood of George W. Bush in Midland, Texas, and celebrating the lives of two presidents, two governors, and two first ladies. The Bush Childhood Home at 1412 W. Ohio Avenue is approximately 1400 square feet and largely unchanged since 1956.
1412 West Ohio Avenue
Bayer Mus. of Ag displays agricultural machinery and artifacts dating back to the pioneering days of agriculture. Exhibits include restored tractors, household items including wash tubs, household appliances, horse-drawn plows, planters and cultivators. A unique exhibit of 71 pedal tractors and 350 toy tractors is also on display along with interactive exhibits on farming and cotton ginning.
1121 Canyon Lake Drive
Lubbock, Texas 79403
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
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
As much as any frontier army installation, Fort Richardson was responsible for the Anglo settlement in north central Texas. It was one installation in a system of forts along the Texas frontier to protect and encourage settlement in north central and west Texas. The 55 buildings, many made of stone and cottonwood lumber, fell into disrepair. Thanks to an intrepid group of Jacksboro residents, the fort was declared a state historic site in 1963 and came under the management of the Texas Parks
228 State Park Road 61
Jacksboro, Texas 76458