Red River Valley Museum Historical

Red River Valley Museum Historical (HM1TPN)

Location: Vernon, TX 76384 Wilbarger County
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N 34° 9.496', W 99° 19.238'

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Features one of Texas' famed regional collections of Indian artifiacts, tracing history of early man along the Red River. Before Chisholm Trail days, when thousands of cattle crossed Red River at nearby Doan's Crossing, Vernon area was home to tribes of Comanche, Kiowa, and Wichita. Mr. and Mrs. J. Henry Ray of Vernon spent 30 years gathering artifacts, which they donated to Wilbarger County, Oct. 14, 1963.

Wilbarger County Museum Board of Directors:

Dr. J. J. Muirhead, President

M.K. Berry · Mrs. Frank Long
Bill Bond · Mrs. Wood Magee
F. T. Dabney · Charles P. Ross
Sen. Jack Hightower · Mrs. W. F. Wilson
Year Placed1967
Placed ByState Historical Survey Committee
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, August 13th, 2016 at 9:02am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)14S E 470445 N 3779750
Decimal Degrees34.15826667, -99.32063333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 9.496', W 99° 19.238'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 9' 29.76" N, 99° 19' 14.28" W
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Area Code(s)940
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 4600 Brewer Dr, Vernon TX 76384, US
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