The heart of a community lies in it’s people – and in Swisher County, we have some of the finest people you’ll ever know. We’re proud of our town and the heritage we have with a diverse group of people who claim desent from early settlers and pioneers, Native Americans, immigrants, military and industrial workers, as well native Texicans and Texians. This website is dedicated to showcasing our history, and preparing us for the great future ahead, as we move into a new era for Swisher County and the communities within it. We come from a foundation of strength, ingenuity, and bravery — this legacy, if we remember and honor it, will serve to embolden the people of Swisher County to greater achievements in the future. We look forward to seeing you at the museum and having you enjoy all the wonderful history, art, and culture our communities have to offer!
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Enjoying reading about your museum and your history. I understand you have some journals of J O Bass spurs that may can help me.
• I own a pair of J O Bass spurs Stamped on them: No. 166’ • made by J O Bass • Quitaque Tx. • Sept 27 1904
This article below, which I’m sure is old, states, Mr. Glasscock saying your recorders would show they would be made in Tulia.
“As noted in Bass’s work journals – copies of which are in the Swisher County Museum – the last pair of spurs made in Quitaque were numbered 165 and the first set made in his Tulia shop are No. 166. Mr Glasscock “
Anyway you could verify this for me ? Any help would be appreciated.
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