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Texas Heritage Trails Program

Morton: 11th Annual Texas' Last Frontier Heritage Celebration & Buffalo Soldier Encampment


June 28 at 9:00am to June 29 at 5:30pm
Cochran County MYR rider

Coming up June 28-29, 2014, Texas' Last Frontier Heritage Celebration & Buffalo Soldier Encampment, Morton, TX (Cochran County) 

Step back into the early life and times on Texas' far western frontier!  On Saturday join in the downtown parade in Morton featuring a kids' "Decorate Your Bike" Contest and "Love My Ride" Car Show, floats, antique tractors, and horseback riders. Then come to the county park to enjoy a talent show highlighting local musicians, a tour of a Buffalo Soldier Camp, a brisket cookoff to benefit MYR KIDS young riders organization, young ladies' fiesta tea, summer water sports, bingo and domino games, and a variety of food and craft vendors--among other festivities!  Saturday night mosey on over to the Cochran County Rodeo Arena for an exciting MYR KIDS Play Day!  On Sunday morning join in a community worship service in the park sponsored by the Cochran County Ministerial Alliance, followed by a delicious Sunday dinner.

Sponsored by Cochran County Historical Commission, Texas' Last Frontier Historical Museum (Morton)
Vendors are encouraged:  $15 set-up fee. Contact Lousinda Anguiano, lousinda.anguiano@ttuhsc.edu, 806-893-389.

GENERAL CONTACTS:

Lousinda Anguiano, lousinda.anguiano@ttuhsc.edu, 806-893-3891
Terry Huckabee, terryh29@aol.com, 806-598-9140

MYR KIDS Play Day & Brisket Cookoff:
Lisa Timmons-Rice, lisa.timmo@yahoo.com, 806-927-5385/806-893-5602
Jake Timmons, timmons@fivearea.com, 806-638-5108

Location

  • Cochran County Park
  • 1.2 miles east of TX Hwy. 214 on FM 1780
  • Morton, Texas
  • 79346

Contact

  • Contact:
    Lousinda Anguiano
  • Phone:
    806-893-3891

Fees

  • No overall admission fee; $1.00 fee at gate for MYR KIDS Play Day


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