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Thursday, March 28, 2013

Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum

28 March 2013

The PPHM is located in Canyon TX 15 miles south of Amarillo on the
West Texas A&M University campus. Thanks to Hattie Anderson, a history teacher at the university who had a vision to preserve the history of the Texas Panhandle Plains, the museum became a reality in 1933.

Through generous donations over the years of artifacts and money, the museum is the largest history musuem in Texas comprising over 285,000 Sq Ft and over 2 million artifacts and items of history spanning 14,000 years.

The exhibits cover art, paleontology,agriculture,petroleum.transportation, geology,Indian history and much more. There is also a large automobile collection, pioneer town replica,extensive military uniform collection and windmill exhibit.

I would definitely recommend stopping for a visit.
Below are some photos of exhibits.

Windmill Camp

Star Windmill

Manure Wagon

Military Uniform Display

Petroleum Exhibit

Crossing the Plains

Repairing the Wagon

Harvesting the Buffalo

Stagecoach Travel

Famed Artist Howard Bugbee Studio

Bugbee Family Furniture

Porcelain Collections

Model T

Not Sure of Model

Old Gas Pump

T-Anchor Ranch Cabin

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