Join the Friends of Palo Pinto County

The Palo Pinto County Historical Commission, (an all volunteer organization), appointed by the Palo Pinto Commissioners Court to continue education of Palo Pinto History.

 Our Goals are:

  1. Place markers of historical site/people throughout the county.
  2. Education of county residents on Historical facts.
  3. Keep books of county history in Print.
  4. Restoration / preservation of historical sites.
  5. Archeological site preservation.

All monies donated to the 501-c3 will be used for promotion of the 5 areas above.



Our gift to you for your support
Friend $15 Logo Sticker - 4" in diameter / 4 color
Sponsor $50 T-shirt with logo and Logo sticker  Sizes: S, M, L, XL, XXL  White/cream
Ambassador $100 Collage of Palo Pinto (Limited print only 1000 available) and Logo sticker
Founder $250 History book 2007 1st Edition - "Painted Post Past" and Logo sticker

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Logo sticker


Painted Post Past History Book


Pioneers ($1,000+)

Mineral Wells Area Chamber  of Commerce
Brazos River Water
Possum Kingdom Chamber of Commerce

Strawn Historical Society
Sandra Miller
P.O. Box 62
Strawn, Texas 76475

Thurber Historical Association


Palo Pinto General Hospital
Palo Pinto Sheriff's Department
Bennett's Printing
Mineral Wells Index
Upham Oil And Gas
Palo Pinto County Commissioners Court


Richard. M. Stingley
Richard & Jo Ann Robinson
Jimmy Baldwin
Michael Gomes
Tina Alvarado

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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.