The Clarendon Lions Club Presents
Chance Mark Jones
Saturday, April 12, 2014
Clarendon, TX 79226
Clarendon College Bairfield Activity Center
Race Tine is 9 A.M.
Saints’ Roost Museum is Now Open
Thursday thru Sunday
11:00 a.m. till 5:00 p.m.
(closed 12 -1 lunch)
SAINTS’ ROOST MUSEUM
Housed in the 1910 Adair Hospital building, the Saints’
Roost Museum preserves the heritage of Donley County and the Texas Panhandle.
Exhibits focus on local culture, including Native American artifacts and pioneer
life with a special emphasis on the legendary Col. Charles Goodnight.
MUSEUM GIFT SHOP
Books, collectibles, and limited edition prints and
postcards are available.
The Members Appreciation Dinner – Second Friday in June
Col. Charles Goodnight Chuckwagon Cookoff – Fourth Saturday in September
Museum Christmas Party – First Saturday in December
Membership includes the Members-only free Barbecue each
June, the Members-only dinner with the chuckwagon cooks each September, and a
subscription to the annual newsletter. Dues are $25 and can be
mailed to the Museum at the address below.
610 E. Harrington St.
PO Box 781 • Clarendon, TX 79226
What does “Saints’ Roost” mean?
When Clarendon was settled by Methodist colonists in 1878, alcohol and rowdiness were forbidden. Area cowboys, more accustomed to the Wild West, referred to the colony as where the saints roosted or more simply as “Saints’ Roost.”