The 1930s oil boom days are re-created through films, dioramas and mementos. See an old-fashioned drilling rig. Board an elevator that simulates a 3,800-foot ride below ground to see oil formations. Open 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Tue.-Sat. (April-Sept. until 5 p.m.) and 2-5 p.m. Sun. Special holiday schedul...
See films and displays of props, uniforms, awards and mementos of Kilgore College's world-famous drill and dance team. The first of its kind, the Rangerettes were formed in 1940 as halftime entertainment for local football games. Open 9 a.m.-noon and 1-4 p.m. Mon.-Fri. and 10 a.m.-noon and 1-4 p....
The greatest concentration of oil wells in the world once stood on part of a downtown block. A tribute to this oil boom of 1930s, the park features one of the original derricks plus 36 new ones. A historical marker has details. At Main and Commerce streets, across from railroad depot.
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