- This award winning Commission has received 50 consecutive awards for excellence in many fields of historical preservation.
Crosby County Historical Commission is involved in numerous activities such as archeology, archives, veterans records, tourism, cemeteries, historic photography, historical markers, museums, oral history, publication, rural preservation, school education projects and special events.
Our purpose is to preserve, protect and promote history within the county and to that end we shall:
- Conduct continuing programs of historical marker recommendations and placements in accordance with the State Historical Commission requirements
- Make recommendations to the County Commissioners Court for property acquisition, real or personal, which is of historical significance.
- Accept, whenever feasible, artifacts and other museum paraphernalia in the name of the CCHC or the County Commissioners.
- Support, whenever possible, the programs of the Texas Historical Commission.
Bettye Odom, Crosby County Historical Commission Chairman
Robert Lockwood, Crosby County Historical Commission, Vice-Chairman
Tanya Kelsey, Crosby County Historical Commission, Secretary
Debra Riley, County Treasurer and CCHC Treasurer
- Cemetery Projects
Emma, Estacado, Lorenzo, Ralls, Crosbyton
- Obituary Projects
- Photo documentation
- Restoration Crosby County Court House
- Prairie Ladies Inn
Dedication October 7, 2006
- Representatives on the Texas Plains Trail-Heritage Tourism
- Crosbyton, TX was designated as a Preserve America Community January 25, 2007
- Internet Presentation
- Crosby County Pioneer Memorial Museum
- 101 West Main Street, Crosbyton, Texas 79322 Ph: (806) 675-2331.
- Ralls Historical Museum
- Archives Records for Crosby County TXGenWeb Records on the Internet.
- "Gone but not Forgotten "
- "Crosby County History 1876-1977"
- "Sun Rising on the West"
- "Aunt Hank´s Rockhouse Cookbook"
- "McNeill´s SR Ranch"
- "A History of Black families, Crosby County, Texas, 1921-2001"
- Crosby County Area Veterans Memorial dedication September 11, 2006.
- Over 2000 veteran's names grace nine monuments.
- 200 block of Aspen Street on Courthouse square.
An Education Project associated with the Crosby County Historical Commission( CCHC). It was developed in partnership with the three independent school districts in Crosby County and CCPMM and RHM. Each contribute funding and study collections for an educators use in the classroom and on outdoor classroom excursions. Over 60 units of study are available for county educators to select from.
THC Article on Crosby County
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