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Eastland County, Texas
Points of Interest

Roaring Ranger Museum contains artifacts and photos of the city's oil boom days, housed in the old depot. Also houses Chamber of Commerce office, Commerce and Main Streets downtown.

J.H. McCleskey #1, site of 1,700 barrel-per-day oil gusher that touched off Ranger's oil boom in 1917.

Annual Events

May: Spring Fly-In by EAA Chapter #956
June: Annual Old Time Country Festival
July: July 4th Annual Rodeo
September: Roaring Ranger Day (Last Saturday)
October: Annual EAA Chapter #956 Fly-In; Chili-Barbeque Cook-off; Remembering Historical McCleskey No. 1
December: Annual Christmas Tree Lighting and Parade

Communities and Related Links
Ranger, Texas Web Site
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