The Old Greer County Museum is located in a 1908 hospital building. It has more than 60 rooms filled with artifacts explaining the history of Old Greer County, the early pioneers, and the communities in which they lived. The Old Pioneer Hall of Fame is located on the premises to honor pioneers in the area before 1907. There is also a Seagraves fire truck restored in 1928.
Hours & Location
The Museum of Old Greer County is situated at 222 West Jefferson Street, Mangum, Oklahoma. It is open 10:00 to 4:00, Thursday, Friday, Saturday. For more info, call the number on their official site. Magnum was named for Captain A. S. Mangum, a veteran of the Texas Army. Greer County was named for John Alexander Greer, a lieutenant legislative head of Texas.
Visit the Old Greer County Museum and Hall of Fame to see a novel piece of Oklahoma's set of experiences. The 16,000 square foot office exhibits photographs, memorabilia and curios from the beginning of old Greer County. Additionally on the property, there is a fire station where you can move onto a 1939 fire engine and you can see a unique 1906 hand pulled fire truck.
"This was an unexpected gem. We stumbled upon the town and decided to pop in. Had a great visit. Th he museum is doing a fantastic job of preserving the past and presenting it to the community."
"Amazing collection, wonderful photos and an incredibly friendly and knowledgeable staff. Highly recommend a visit! They highlight many of the towns and schools that are gone with Memorabilia that people have in the past, and continue to donate."
"I loved the Pioneer monuments - my great grandmother/grandfather are on there. Love seeing their pictures. The museum is really good, they have done a good job. People have done a good job at contributing items. Saw a quilt that I liked. Thank you very much."
"This is an excellent museum of Old Greer County, TX. It has a real dugout house and the 1929 Fire Engine that kids love. I may be partial since this is my home town but it is very well done in the old hospital building with a 40's dental office, birthing unit and nursery. Furniture from local homes, hotels, the small town schools. Very interesting! This whole area is very historic!"
"Very comprehensive small town museum. Interesting displays on a variety of subjects. 2 floors, jam packed with great stuff. Extremely friendly staff will give you personal tour, or leave you alone."
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