Seat of Roberts County, name is an Indian word for sweetheart.
Originated as construction camp on Santa Fe Railroad in 1887.
Now commercial, shipping and banking center for county. Hunting
and fishing available in surrounding areas.
- ROBERTS COUNTY MUSEUM-Housed in restored Santa Fe Railroad
depot; extensive collections include kitchen, household antiques,
pioneer documents, frontier firearms, Indian relics, farm and
ranch antiques, including chuck wagon, buggies and implements,
half-dugout, blacksmith, tinsmith, cobbler and print shop displays,
and portion of Meade collection of prehistoric archaeological
artifacts and fossils. Open Tues. - Fri. 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. ; Sun.
2- 5 p.m. U.S. 60 midtown.
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