WHERE HISTORY AND CULTURE BLEND

BY: GRAYSON WILLIAMS

12,000 B.C.

Archeological sites reveal 12,000- plus years of human occupation, Lubbock Lake Landmark.

1541-1601

Spanish explorers Francisco Vasquez de Coronado and Juan de Onate searched for wealth in the High Plains.

1830-1875

The life and culture of Plains Indians depended on vast buffalo herds for survival.

1870s

Branded longhorn cattle roamed unfenced open range, a tradition ended by barbed wire fencing in the 1800s.

Early 1900s

During the early 1900s, many large ranches were divided into cotton and wheat farms. The Museum of Agriculture in Lubbock.