An irrigation canal flows through a village of historic structures called Whitehead Memorial Museum. The oldest is the 1870 Perry Store, containing living quarters, period artifacts and military memorabilia. A 1905 wood-frame office has exhibits on Black Seminole Scouts and high-powered 1920s border radio stations. Nearby is the 1925 office of Dr. Simon Rodriguez, the town’s first Hispanic physician. A log cabin and blacksmith shop rekindle pioneer times, and a rustic barn shows Native American artifacts. Antique farm equipment and a windmill dot the shady grounds. “Law West of the Pecos” Judge Roy Bean and his son are buried on site, near dioramas depicting his life and a replica of his Jersey Lilly saloon/courtroom.
Whitehead Memorial Museum
Adults: $5, Seniors & Military (w/ID): $4, Children (Ages 6-17): $3, Children (5 and younger): Free
Tuesday - Saturday 10 a.m.- 6 p.m. and Sunday 1 - 5 p.m.