Tom Connell's Wolf Creek Ranch

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Photograph of Tom Connell's Wolf Creek Ranch. There is a grassy area in the foreground, behind that is a fenced area and behind that is the white ranchhouse with rock chimney surrounded by trees.. In the middle of the frame is an old truck in front of a group of trees and a windmill. On the left side of the frame are storage buildings and more trees. At the bottom of the photograph is written, "Tom Connell's WolfCreek Ranch. 1887."

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1 photograph : b&w ; 5 x 7 in.

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This photograph is part of the collection entitled: Rescuing Texas History, 2007 and was provided by Wolf Creek Heritage Museum to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 97 times . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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Wolf Creek Heritage Museum

The Wolf Creek Heritage Museum partnered with us to provide access to materials that document the history of Lipscomb County. Materials include photographs of early citizens, tornado damage from the devastating storms of 1947 and 1949, and ranching. The collections also include two books: Lipscomb County Cemeteries and A History of Lipscomb County, Texas, 1876-1976.

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Photograph of Tom Connell's Wolf Creek Ranch. There is a grassy area in the foreground, behind that is a fenced area and behind that is the white ranchhouse with rock chimney surrounded by trees.. In the middle of the frame is an old truck in front of a group of trees and a windmill. On the left side of the frame are storage buildings and more trees. At the bottom of the photograph is written, "Tom Connell's WolfCreek Ranch. 1887."

Physical Description

1 photograph : b&w ; 5 x 7 in.

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Ranch house was built by Tom Connell. His ranch was located on the west boundary of Lipscomb County on Wolf Creek. Connell was appointed the first Lipscomb County judge in 1887.

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Rescuing Texas History, 2007

The 2007 edition of Rescuing Texas History brings together photographs, postcards, letters, and more to give a glimpse into the rich history of the state.

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  • April 17, 2008, 7:30 p.m.

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  • April 3, 2017, 12:56 p.m.

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Tom Connell's Wolf Creek Ranch, photograph, Date Unknown; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth36123/: accessed October 19, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Wolf Creek Heritage Museum.