Menu

Texas Plains Trail Region

Participant in the Texas Historical Commission's
Texas Heritage Trails Program

Morton: Annual Texas' Last Frontier Heritage Celebration


June 27 at 9:00am to June 28 at 5:30pm
Cochran County parade riders (photo by Lu An Aday)

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, motorcycles & ATVs, and horseback riders.  Then come to the county park to enjoy a talent show highlighting local musicians, Buffalo Soldier and Native American history, 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.

Download a detailed schedule of events here.
 

SPONSORS: Cochran County Historical Commission, Texas' Last Frontier Historical Museum (Morton)

VENDORS are encouraged:  $15 donation to the Cochran County Historical Commission

CONTACTS
General:
Terry Huckabee, terryh29@aol.com, 806-598-9140
Lousinda Anguiano, lousinda.anguiano@ttuhsc.edu, 806-893-3891
Mary Helen McKnight, helenmcknight79@gmail.com, 806-893-6808

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

Vendors:
Lousinda Anguiano, lousinda.anguiano@ttuhsc.edu, 806-893-3891
Mary Helen McKnight, helenmcknight79@gmail.com, 806-893-6808

PHOTO CREDIT:   Texas' Last Frontier Heritage Celebration, Morton, TX.   Photos courtesy of Lu Ann Aday.

Location

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

Contact

Fees

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


Map of Event