Texas Midwest 2022 Visitors Guide

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COMANCHE

Comanche County Historical Museum, Moorman Road (west edge of Comanche), 325-356-5115, Open Wed thru Sat 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. or by appointment for groups, this tucked away treasure has centuries of history under one roof, 14 rooms of well-kept artifacts and memorabilia. Native American and Old West history, community rooms and life-size exhibits. Free, accepts donations www.comanchecountytxmuseum.com Comanche Historic Depot, 304 South Austin Street, 325-356-3233, Mon-Fri, 9 a.m. - Noon and 1 - 5 p.m., train memorabilia honoring the 100 years of railway service to Comanche.

CROSS PLAINS

Robert E. Howard Museum, 625 W. Hwy 36, 254-725-4993, 254-725-6562 or 254-725-9480; open by appointment, listed in the National Register of Historic Places, furnishings, books and other belongings of Robert E. Howard, creator of “Conan the Barbarian” Woody’s Classic Car & Baseball Museum, 500 W Highway 36, 254-725-4042, Open Thursday, Friday, Saturday, 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., no admission charge, features Classic Cars from the early 1900’s, the 50’s, 60’s & 70’s with some up to 2014 ½ and baseball memorabilia from as early at Ty Cobb and Babe Ruth to the present day of 2019, gift shop on site.

DE LEON

De Leon Historical Museum Society, 173 N Texas, Wed-Sat 10 a.m. - 4 p.m., large collection of military paraphernalia as well as items related to the Central Texas-MKT railroad, small communities in the area and an art exhibit from Lillian Price Terrill Antique Car Museum, 500 N. Texas Street (Hwy 16), 254-893-3773, TuesSat 10 a.m. - 12, 1 - 5 p.m., Sun 1 - 4 p.m., ten cars from 1901-1941 on display, owned by Feltz Terrill Jr., free admission

DUBLIN

Ben Hogan Museum, 121 E. Blackjack. 254-445-4466, The story of the famed golfer’s childhood and career told in pictures, videos and rare memorabilia in a historic building. Dublin Historical Museum, 116 W. Blackjack, 254-445-4550, theme: “The Way We Lived, Worshipped, Worked and Served displayed in colorful vignettes. Rodeo Heritage Museum, 118 W. Blackjack, 254-445-0200, photos and memorabilia from the original World Championship Rodeo owned by Everett Colborn and singing cowboy Gene Autry.

EASTLAND

Eastland County Museum, 112 S. Seaman, historic building was the Eastland National Bank, fully restored to the original architectural style, features photographs and memorabilia of Eastland County, museum available for exhibits, conferences and meetings Eastland County Jail Museum, 200 N. Lamar, 254-629-1774, tours are conducted by the Sheriff’s Department Austin McCloud Appeals Court Museum, 101 S. Lamar, 254-631-0311, tours by appointment, Eastland County’s first courthouse, believed to be the oldest building in Eastland TMCN Visitors Guide

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