Amarillo Historical Museum
The Amarillo Historical Museum preserves and promotes Amarillo's history.
Backstory and Context
The museum's collection covers Amarillo's entire history, including formative periods and struggles such as the Dust Bowl, the Great Depression, and tornados and other natural disasters. Highlights include the archives of the National Wrestling Alliance Amarillo promotion, a Civil War firearms collection, the first railroad rail laid in Amarillo, autographs of local celebrities such as wrestler Dennis Stamp, a collection of The Amarillo Globe News newspapers, many books that explore the history of the Panhandle, the largest collection of political memorabilia in the Panhandle, and the archives of the Confederate Veterans Convention in Amarillo. The museum is relatively new and only open by appointment.
"About Us." Amarillo Historical Museum. Accessed November 24, 2019. https://amarillohistorical.wixsite.com/amarillohistory/about-us.
Tenitiss, Perry. "Amarillo Historical Museum." Best Kept Secret Museums. Accessed November 24, 2019. https://bestkeptsecretmuseums.wordpress.com/2015/03/04/amarillo-historical-museum.
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