Perryton is a city in Ochiltree County, Texas, United States. The population was 8,802 at the 2010 census. It is the county seat of Ochiltree County. Continue reading... From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
3. The Cross of Our Lord Jesus ChristGroom John the Baptist was a Jewish itinerant preacher in the early first century AD. John is revered as a major religious figure in Christianity, Islam, the Bahá'í Faith, and Mandaeism. He is called a prophet by all of these traditions, and is honored as a saint in many Christian traditions. Other titles for John include John the Forerunner in Eastern Christianity and the prophet John in Islam. To clarify the meaning of Baptist, he is sometimes alternatively called John the Baptizer.John used baptism as the central symbol or sacrament of his messianic movement. Most scholars agree that John baptized Jesus. Some scholars believe Jesus was a follower or disciple of John. This idea is strongly controverted, however, by John the Baptist's own words in scripture, although several New Testament acc... From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
4. Devil's Rope and Route 66 MuseumMclean Texas The Devils Rope Barbed Wire Museum is a museum located in McLean, Texas, United States. The museum was officially opened in 1991 and focuses on barbed wire and its history. The museum is thought to have the largest collection of published material concerning barbed wire.The Devil's Rope Museum is housed in a converted brassiere factory and is dedicated to the history of barbed wire, fencing tools, and ranching heritage. Features exhibits and collections from private wire collectors from across the U.S, a reference library with extensive patent information for researchers and educators, a dust bowl exhibit, salesman samples, warfare wire, and a collection of road lore with artifacts dedicated to the Texas portion of Historic Route 66. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
5. Lake Meredith National Recreation AreaFritch Lake Meredith National Recreation Area is a United States National Recreation Area located about 30 miles north of Amarillo, Texas, in the Texas Panhandle. The main attraction of the recreation area is 10,000-acre Lake Meredith, an artificial reservoir created by Sanford Dam on the Canadian River. Activities at Lake Meredith include boating, fishing, swimming, camping, hiking, and hunting. Five boat launch ramps and one marina provide access to the lake. Park Headquarters are located in Fritch, Texas. Visitation to Lake Meredith peaked at over 1.94 million in 1984, but with record low water levels visitation fell from 1.08 million in 2009 to 502,457 in 2012.Alibates Flint Quarries National Monument is located adjacent to Lake Meredith National Recreation Area. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
6. Alibates Flint Quarries National MonumentFritch Alibates Flint Quarries National Monument is a U.S. National Monument in the State of Texas. For thousands of years, people came to the red bluffs above the Canadian River for flint, vital to their existence. Demand for the high quality, rainbow-hued flint is reflected in the distribution of Alibates Flint through the Great Plains and beyond. Indians of the Ice Age Clovis Culture used Alibates flint for spear points to hunt the Imperial Mammoth before the Great Lakes were formed. The flint usually lies just below the surface at ridge level in a layer up to six feet thick. The quarry pits were not very large, between 5 and 25 feet wide and 4 to 7 feet deep. Many of these quarries were exploited by the Antelope Creek people, of the Panhandle culture, between 1200 and 1450. The stone-slabbed,... From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.