Features memorabilia on Big Lake and Texon--developers of the Big Lake Oil Field--as well as artifacts of the Santa Rita No. 1 and other oil-related relics. Open Mon.-Fri. by appointment only. 609 Main St.
The actual well site (in Reagan County Park) remains with an oil derrick and some of the original equipment used during the gusher of May 28, 1923. The well was productive until 1990. A historical marker outside the fenced site gives details. Four miles west of town on U.S. 67.
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