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Swenson Memorial Museum and J.D. Sandefer Oil Annex


category : Museums
Housed in the historic First National Bank building, the museum features pioneer artifacts and traveling exhibits. The oil history is also preserved in the J.D. Sandefer Oil Annex. Exhibits inside show the exciting story of the 1918-1920 oil boom era through photographs, tools, and an antique truck & model oil derrick. The museums have developed both permanent and temporary exhibit areas. The permanent galleries feature history from Stephens County. The temporary exhibits give a more detailed survey of important sections of the area's history, which includes the Basil Clemmons Photography exhibit. The museums offers special tours to individuals and school groups.


Hours: Hours Open Tues. - Sat. 9 a.m. -5 p.m
Address: 116 W. Walker

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Swenson Memorial Museum and J.D. Sandefer Oil Annex

Housed in the historic First National Bank building, the museum features pioneer artifacts and traveling exhibits. The oil history is also preserved in the J.D. Sandefer Oil Annex. Exhibits inside show the exciting story of the 1918-1920

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