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XIT Historical Museum


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Wealth of exhibits include XIT Ranch, railroad antiques, Indian artifacts, frontier firearms, cowboy clothing, saddles and tack. Also completely furnished kitchen, parlor and bedroom, c. 1900, and frontier chapel with pump organ.


Hours: Hours Open: Tues. - Sat. 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Address: 108 E. 5th St.
Phone: 806/244-5390

Come visit us in Dalhart, Texas

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Empty Saddle Monument

A favorite photo subject, monument stands at north end of Dalhart's V-shaped underpass. Designed by a cowboy after a widow asked that a horse bearing an empty saddle appear in annual reunion parade in tribute to her husband, former XIT Ranch cowpoke. U.S. 87

Dalhart, TX Monuments

Lake Rita Blanca State Park

Fantastic opportunities for viewing and photographing various species of birds and other wildlife await visitors. In Oct., migrating geese stop over and the population has reached more than 100,000

Dalhart, TX State Parks

XIT Ranch

Famed XIT was world's largest ranch under fence in 1880s, three million acres! The State of Texas, far richer in land than cash, granted 3,050,000 acres of land in 1882 to a Chicago corporation for construction of state capitol. An English company, the Capitol Freehold Land &

Dalhart, TX Ranches

XIT Historical Museum

Wealth of exhibits include XIT Ranch, railroad antiques, Indian artifacts, frontier firearms, cowboy clothing, saddles and tack. Also completely furnished kitchen, parlor and bedroom, c. 1900, and frontier chapel with pump organ.

Dalhart, TX Museums

LaRita Theater

A beautifully restored theatre with professional and amateur stage productions produced by Dalhart Community Theatre.

Dalhart, TX Theatres

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