Special Events

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 Palo Pinto County Historical Association

 Old Jail opens for the season every Thursday, Friday and Saturday from 10:00 am – 3:00 pm through December 10 and is free of charge.
If you have questions or would like to schedule a special or group visit, call (940) 325-0789.
Location - 5th and Elm Palo Pinto, Texas just south of the court house.  In cooperation again this year with Humanities Texas The Palo Pinto County Historical Association brings new exhibits to the Old Jail Museum Complex.

April 29, 2017
Palo Pinto County On Tour
9:00am - 4:00pm
A Self-Paced Historical Tour

2017 PPC On Tour 2 Flyer Page 1 Large

2017 PPC On Tour 2 Flyer Page 2 Large

2017 PPC On Tour 1 Poster 11 x 17 Large

June 3, 2017
Frontier Days and Old Settlers Reunion
Celebrating Palo Pinto County Old Settlers
10:00am - 3:00pm
Old Jail Museum Complex
All Day - Live Music and Living History Demostrations - doll making, sewing, quilting, spinning, whittling, flint knapping and more...

Tours of the Old Jail Museum Complex,and Log Cabins

 December 14, 2017
Frontier Chrismas - Ten Year Celebration
Old Jail Museum Complex
5:00pm - 8:00pm
Old Fashioned Christmas


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Palo Pinto Facts

The "Welcome" sign in Mineral Wells in 1929 served as the inspiration for the landmark sign of "Hollywood" in Los Angeles.