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Childress, Texas

The seat of Childress County is named for George Campbell Childress, author of the Texas Declaration of Independence. Childress has a blend of agribusiness and light industry and is an agricultural center for cotton, grains and cattle. It is home to several historic ranches, and its downtown features many restored buildings with many antique shops.

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White Deer Land Museum

Period rooms, chapel, carriage house, office. Records and documents of White Deer Land Company, established 1886. Exhibits re...

Lake Meredith Aquatic and Wildlife Museum

Living specimens of some 16 species of fish found in Lake Meredith and the Canadian River are among primary features of the f...

Deaf Smith County Historical Museum

Collections from pioneer era, farm and ranch implements, guns, Indian artifacts, photographs, paintings....

Moran Historical Museum

Operated by the Moran Historical Society, the museum is housed in the former First Christian Church building. Also includes t...

Hutchinson County Historical Museum

Exhibits depicting Hutchinson County area from time of Coronado to boom-town days....