Created by renowned artist Douglas G. Chandor, the gardens reflect Chinese and English styles. Features include a 40-foot waterfall, grottoes and fountains. Pathways line an English lawn-bowling green. Children 12 and under free. Open first weekend in April through the last weekend in Nov. 9 a.m...
The center includes a display about life on the frontier, rotating exhibits and the Mary Martin Gallery, showcasing the life of the actress and Weatherford native. Open 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Wed.-Sat. and 1-5 p.m. Sun. 1400 Texas Drive. www.dosscenter.org
This museum's extensive exhibits feature Native American items, a Texas collection, folk art and indigenous crafts of the Americas. Open 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tue.-Sat. Closed in Jan. and Aug. Free. 216 Fort Worth Hwy. www.museumoftheamericas.com
Known as the "Dean of Texas Trail Drivers," Loving was wounded during a drive with Charles Goodnight and died at Fort Sumner in 1867. His body was transported more than 600 miles by wagon for burial in Weatherford. A state historical marker was granted for his grave in Greenwood Cemetery. Front a...
After previous structures were destroyed by fire, this structure was dedicated in 1886. The Victorian building--designed by Waco architect Wesley Clarke Dobson, who designed nine other Texas courthouses--was constructed of local limestone at a cost of $55,555.55. The seal inside marks the exact c...
A bronze statue sculpted by artist Ronald Thomason honors Weatherford native Mary Martin, who created the role of Peter Pan on Broadway. (Her childhood home, 314 W. Oak St., is not open to the public.) Statue stands in front of the library where a room contains some original musical scores, costu...
This restored 1909 all-brick structure houses the chamber of commerce and visitor center. Open 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Mon.-Fri. and 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Sat. 401 Fort Worth St. Three blocks east of courthouse.
This City of Weatherford lake offers a marina and boat ramps. Includes boating, fishing and picnicking. About seven miles east of Weatherford via U.S. 80/180.
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