The typical agricultural community on the table flat South Plains
of the Texas Panhandle (U.S. 87 south of Lubbock) was established
in 1908 as a stop on the Panhandle and Santa Fe Railroad; named
for a railroad official. Hometown of Dan Blocker, "Hoss Cartwright"
of TV fame. Star is remembered with a statue in downtown park
across from museum.
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