STEPHENVILLE (June 17, 2016) — Enjoy a full weekend of interactive fun and crafts June 25 and 26 at Tarleton State University’s W.K. Gordon Center for Industrial History of Texas. There’s no admission for children 12 and under.
In addition to reconstructions of the old Thurber mercantile, livery stable and opera house, enjoy—Thurber Brick Roads of Texas—an exhibit that explores the process of brickmaking and roads paved with brick. In the late 1800s and early 1900s, workers at Thurber produced 80,000 bricks daily.
The W.K. Gordon Center for Industrial History of Texas, a Tarleton museum and research facility located in the historic ghost town of Thurber, is open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays and from 1 to 4 p.m. Sundays. The center is located at Exit 367 on Interstate 20 between Fort Worth and Abilene. For more information, visit www.tarleton.edu/gordoncenter or the museum’s Facebook page.