The Charles Goodnight Historical Center, Goodnight

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  • The docents here are friendly and a wealth of knowledge. Our guide played in the Goodnight home as a child and obviously has a love for the history of this area. We learned a lot about Goodnight as we...  more »
  • Docent Jerry Crowell was excellent. A fascinating site with amazing stories about the man who inspired the protagonist of Lonesome Dove. We enjoyed our visit.  more »
  • The Bent's Fort Santa Fe Trail chapter visited the house and grounds. Goodnight owned a ranch near Pueblo, CO where a barn still stands. We wanted to see his home plus the Palo Duro Canyon area where ...  more »
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  • So neat! Very interesting with lots of scenery. Well worth the stop. Excellent guide, info about cattle industry. Goodnight was the inspiration for Lonesome Dove book and movie, Woodrow Call.
  • Fascinating stories of Western development. Plus a good place to break up a long ride with a distant horizon.
  • Very interesting place regarding history of the Bison in Texas. The Goodnight House was beautifully restored. Our guide was very informative.
  • The nicest people!! We really enjoyed our visit and loved loved the gift shop!
  • Fabulous. Pick YOUR guide well. The tour before mine took an hour, mine about 15 minutes.
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