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Stinnett, Texas

Stinnett was established in 1901, and is a trade center and livestock shipping point at north edge of Canadian River Valley.

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Battle of Adobe Walls

Site where two famous Indian battles were fought. Col. Kit Carson (in his last fight) and his U.S. troops in 1864 narrowly escaped defeat by Kiowa and Comanche Indians who had been molesting wagon trains and settlers. Ten years later, in 1874

Stinnett, TX History

Scenic Drive

A 25-mile loop south and east to Borger crosses rough, canyon-cut landscapes of Canadian River breaks and leads across dam impounding Lake Meredith. South on F.M. 687, F.M. 1319, and east on Texas 136.

Stinnett, TX Scenic Drives

Isaac McCormick Pioneer Cottage

Restored home of area's first settler, built in 1899. Furnished in pioneer style displaying artifacts from 1890

Stinnett, TX Historic Homes

Things to do near Stinnett, TX

Pioneer City-County Museum

More than a dozen display rooms depict the lives of early Nolan County settlers. Extensive photograph files, farm and ranch e...

Rolling Plains Mule Train Association

A group of area residents who for many years maintained mule teams and covered wagons for old-fashioned rides across the plai...

Denver City Historical Museum

Five large murals painted on the outside of walls of a refurbished elementary school highlight the entry to museum. Exhibits ...

Sand Hills

A chain of sand dunes extend for 130 miles, three to five miles wide. Archeological findings show that the area was inhabited...

Alibates Flint Quarries National Monument

Just 30 miles north of Amarillo on Highway 136. For thousands of years, people came to the red bluffs above the Canadian Rive...