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3 new exhibits added of Brooks County Legends
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Dairy Milk and Cream Separator
~ Displays & Exhibits ~

Amado de la Garza - Sheriff
he Heritage Museum at Falfurrias, Texas

Ranger Brooks
The Texas Ranger Room

Legend of Falfurrias Name
Bow & Arrowhead Collection
Chuckwagon Replica
Pioneer Settlers
Early Schools
Cattle Brands
Early Hats Collection
Antique Appliances
Antique Cameras
Antique Office Equipment
Victorian Phonograph
J. A. Brooks
Lasater Legacy
E. R. Rachal

~ Military Exhibits ~

Artifacts from Foreign Wars
Mora Brothers Portrait
Palacios Brothers Portrait
Yrineo Peña's War Memorabilia
Early Aviator - Fidel Vela

~ The Carol Dryden Collection ~

The Carol Dryden Collection of approximately 99,000 photo negatives are accessible for public viewing and photo reprints can be obtained for a minimal fee. This collection includes photos of persons and places from Falfurrias, Premont, Encino, Benavides, and Hebbronville, Texas.

The Heritage Museum, located right along the famous Chilsom Trail and the Texas Tropical Trail of Texas, is dedicated to the preservation of a frontier heritage in artifacts, relics, records, pictures, maps and personal papers of the early pioneer settlers whose deeds and adventures are so much a part of Texas History.

The museum is governed by a Board of Directors. It is supported by donations and subsidized by the City of Falfurrias.

The museum is open and free to the public on Tuesday through Saturday:
10 a.m. - 12 p.m. and 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.,

Private tours by appoinment.

Closed Sunday, Monday and on National and State Holidays.

Phone (361) 325-2907.

Over a hundred years ago the Texas Rangers were a shield between the pioneer settlers and a hostile land. Falfurrias was a shield with Company D, Texas Rangers, stationed here as an area headquarters. The Texas Ranger Room is dedicated to the Texas Rangers and their role in the history of Brooks County which was named for a famous Ranger — Captain James Abijah Brooks.

The Ranger Room features original guns, uniforms, records, personal memorabilia and pictures of famous Texas Rangers.

The museum is also the home of 100 pairs of boots that were worn by Texas Rangers, including "Big Foot' Wallace.

If you have an ancestor or relative who has served in the Rangers, please send us his name and any information you may have pertaining to the time and place(s) of his service. A ranger roster is maintained here.

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