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Settlers in the 1870s built adobe huts and irrigation ditches along area creeks. After 1875 village became a supply depot for large area ranches, including the famed XIT and LIT, town was also known as the 'Cowboy Capital of the Plains'; and the county seat. The famous and infamous walked here from Kit Carson to Billy the Kid. Decline came with fencing of property, the railroad by-passing the town and it was deserted by the 1930s.

Location: Boys Ranch Texas

Other History nearby:
(Stinnett) Battle of Adobe Walls
(Boys Ranch) Boot Hill Cemetery
(Amarillo) International Helium Centennial
(Stinnett) Isaac McCormick Pioneer Cottage
(Boys Ranch) Julian Bivins Museum
(Gallup) Navajo Code Talkers Room

06/26 Coming to The Boys Ranch area