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Clarendon Christmas Bazaar
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Donley County Activity
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Clarendon Chamber of Commerce
Cornell’s Country Store
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|903 E. 2nd Street PO Box 1300 Clarendon, TX 79226|
Saints’ Roost Museum is Now Open
Tuesday thru Saturday 10:00 a.m. till 5:00 p.m.
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. ANNUAL EVENTS 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 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 806-874-2746
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”.