Texas Midwest 2022 Visitors Guide

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Baylor County Museum, 116 N Washington, 940-889-6780 City Hall Cinema, 301 N Washington, www.facebook.com/SeymourCityHall Cinema “Comanches” Mural by Tom Lea, housed in Seymour Post Office, 210 N Washington Seymour Sound Garden, 301 N Washington, New! www.facebook.com/SeymourSound-Garden Whiteside Museum of Natural History, 310 N Washington, 940-889-6548, www.whitesidemuseum.org, www.facebook.com/WhitesideMuseum, info@whitesidemuseum.org

Historic Sites

WWI & WWII Veterans Monument, Seymour City Park, 100 Memorial Drive WWII Veterans Monument, Courthouse Lawn, 101 S Washington Great Depression Era WPA Building and Park Barrier Walls, Seymour City Park, 100 Memorial Drive Early Community Building, N. East, Morris St, built 1877 by Charles Holman, buildercarpenter from Sweden. Stone was quarried south of town, purchased by J. E. McClelen in 1949, restored as a private home, recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1969 The Great Western Cattle Trail, principal cattle trail started after Civil War, for more information contact the Seymour Chamber of Commerce at 940-889-2921. Round Timber Community, Cemetery, & Baptist Church, .5 mi. S of intersection of FM 2374 and FM 1285, named for round clumps of oaks, pioneered by C. C. (Lum) Mills, 1863, but soon abandoned to Indians, site became the first permanent settlement in Baylor County, burial ground dates back from 1870. First Christian Church of Seymour, 401 N. East St, organized March 1880. Church body erected a 2-story building in 1884. Present Gothic revival church of local stone was built during 1906-1907, recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1970 Mary’s Creek Schoolhouse, 5 mi. E, FM 1152 & CR 451, in 1906, the Wichita Valley Railroad built from Seymour to Abilene, establishing the town of Bomarton and consolidating settlement here


Seymour Speedway, 300 E McLain, 940-256-2459, competition Go Kart race track, ages range from 4 to adults, Seasonal


Seymour City Hall Cinema, 301 N Washington, 2nd Floor. Movies shown alternating weekends and most holidays. Admission Free. facebook.com/SeymourCityHallCinema

Theatre Productions / Stage Shows

Whiteside Center for Performing Arts, 301 N Washington, was built in 1924 and used regularly to house shows, concerts, recitals, lectures, and even weddings, 940-889-3148, www.cityofseymour.org, www.facebook.com/SeymourTexasAuditorium

Water Park

Seymour City Park and Pool w/Splash Pad 940-889-5244 or 940-889-3148

Unique Experiences

Disc Golf Course, Seymour City Park, 100 Memorial Drive, half the course is hilly and open; half is flat and tight, large trees. Holes: 18, Target Type: DISCatcher, Tee, 940-889-3148 Salt Fork Recreational Complex, 728 US Hwy 283 S, Enjoy fishing at two stocked ponds, Shooting Range, Swimming Pool, Pavilion, and Banquet Room as well as Golfing. 940-889-2833

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