Settlement on site of natural pass in the Callahan Divide through
which buffalo traveled for centuries; was a point on the famous
Dodge (or Western) Cattle Trail. Recent visitor oriented developments
offer a variety of restaurants, art-souvenir-handicraft shops,
and historical restorations.
- BUFFALO GAP HISTORIC VILLAGE - Complex of 20 historic
structures from the former frontier settlement, all restored and
furnished, centered around the first county courthouse jail. A
short video details the facts about West Texas and Buffalo Gap.
Exhibits include country store, railroad depot, blacksmith and
woodworking shop, 19th Century doctor-dentist office, two-room
school, an 1880 bank, buggies and wagons, firearms and Indian
artifacts. Rural setting amid live oaks. Open Mar. 15th thru No.
15th, Mon. - Sat. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Sunday from noon to 6 p.m.;
Admission. Call 915-572-3365 for additional information regarding
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