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The Charles Goodnight Historical Center

Clarendon, Texas
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Owner description: Today, Goodnight Texas named for cattleman Charles Goodnight, is a ghost town. The site is about 40 miles east of Amarillo.... more » Owner description: Today, Goodnight Texas named for cattleman Charles Goodnight, is a ghost town. The site is about 40 miles east of Amarillo. The remaining structure that is being preserved is the Goodnight ranch house which was built in 1887. The ranch house sits about a quarter of a mile south of Hwy 287. The historic ranch home has been completely restored. Charles Goodnight wife was responsible for saving the buffalo herd in this part of Texas and you can see offspring from the original herd on the ranch. Charles Goodnight is the cowboy and Texas... Read More
Owner description: Today, Goodnight Texas named for cattleman Charles Goodnight, is a ghost town. The site is about 40 miles east of Amarillo.... more » Owner description: Today, Goodnight Texas named for cattleman Charles Goodnight, is a ghost town. The site is about 40 miles east of Amarillo. The remaining structure that is being preserved is the Goodnight ranch house which was built in 1887. The ranch house sits about a quarter of a mile south of Hwy 287. The historic ranch home has been completely restored. Charles Goodnight wife was responsible for saving the buffalo herd in this part of Texas and you can see offspring from the original herd on the ranch. Charles Goodnight is the cowboy and Texas Ranger that the movie Lonesome Dove depicts. « less
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