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Kenedy Ranch Museum (Kenedy County)

Kenedy Ranch Museum (Kenedy County)

The Kenedy Ranch Museum is housed in the Kenedy Pasture Company building built in 1927.  Inside the beautifully restored building, visitors learn about Mifflin Kenedy and his family.  Kenedy and his business partner Richard King first found wealth as steamboat captains on the Rio Grande.  After the Civil War, they invested in thousands of acres of South Texas land.
The Museum tells the story of the Kenedy family and South Texas history through murals and sculpture.  The visitor is equipped with an audio guide that narrates the history shown in the murals.

This sculpture and many others throughout the museum depict the history of the untamed land known as the Wild Horse Desert.  Father and son were essential to the cowboy or vaquero tradition. Ranching skills were passed down from one generation to the next.
In the Carriage House, located behind the museum, a short documentary is shown on the lives of the Kenedenos – the vaqueros and their families of the Kenedy Ranch.  The vaqueros were steadfast in their loyalty to the ranch, to the land and to the owners of the ranches.
The Kenedy Ranch Museum is located at:
200 E. La Parra Avenue, Sarita TX (Kenedy County)
For more information:
www.kenedyranchmuseum.org
(361)294-5751

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