O'DONNELL Pop. 1,076 Alt. 3,110

General -

This typical agricultural community located on the table-flat South Plains of the Texas Panhandle (U.S. 87 south of Lubbock) was established in 1908 as a stop on the Panhandle & Santa Fe Railroad.O'Donnell was named for a railroad official.

The Hometown of Dan Blocker, "Hoss Cartwright" from the hit TV Western show Bonanza; he is remembered with a statue in downtown park across from museum.

O'Donnell Museum-

Housed in 1925, two-story bank building that remains in original condition. Exhibits include old telephone system, organ, bedroom furniture, kitchen equipment, law and doctor offices, parlor setting and early church exhibit. Open Mon. - Sat. 9 - 11 a.m., 2 - 5 p.m.; Sun. 2 -5 p.m. Eighth & Doak Sts.



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