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Small agricultural community first settled in 12898 on vast Midwest Texas
ranch lands of Concho County. Original name of Jordan changed in 1903 with
establishment of the Post Office. Name, taken from nearby creek, is Indian
for "good returns from blowing wind."
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BARROW MUSEUM - Forty years of collecting has created a collection
focusing on early farm and ranch days of Concho County including rare windmills,
horse drawn equipment and farm implements, and memorabilia from around
the world. four buildings house such diverse collections as crystal, thousands
of china and glass cats, a pipe organ, Oriental carvings and furniture,
and antiques, 15,000 Indian arrowheads and artifacts, gem and mineral collection
and special interest vehicles. Museum is on working ranch that includes
herd of registered Longhorn cattle. Located 4.5 miles east on F.M. 765.
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