WHERE HISTORY AND CULTURE BLEND
BY: GRAYSON WILLIAMS
Archeological sites reveal 12,000- plus years of human occupation, Lubbock Lake Landmark.
Spanish explorers Francisco Vasquez de Coronado and Juan de Onate searched for wealth in the High Plains.
The life and culture of Plains Indians depended on vast buffalo herds for survival.
Branded longhorn cattle roamed unfenced open range, a tradition ended by barbed wire fencing in the 1800s.
During the early 1900s, many large ranches were divided into cotton and wheat farms. The Museum of Agriculture in Lubbock.