History of Hutchinson County, Texas: 104 years, 1876-1980


A visit to the Hutchinson County
Museum, (Boom Town Revisited),
at 618 North Main Street, Borger,
Texas, helps recreate the past of
Hutchinson County with exhibits
including those shown on the next
two pages.

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The exhibits show replicas and
artifacts from Coronado's trek.
They introduce the tribes that frequented
this Great American Dessert,
hunting the mighty bison,
prior to the County's organization.
The exhibits show the advent of
the buffalo hunter (among them
Billy Dixon, portrayed here by
Richard Hogue, local artist) and
other early adventurers.

The next page shows you Indian
Chief, Quanah Parker, also portrayed
by Richard Hogue, and a
representation of the Adobe Walls
trading post.


Hutchinson County Historical Commission. History of Hutchinson County, Texas: 104 years, 1876-1980. Dallas. The Portal to Texas History. http://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth20204/. Accessed October 4, 2015.