According to records at White Deer Land Museum, the town was laid out by James L. Gray of Panhandle in 1902 and recorded and filed in Roberts County April 14 of that year. A. H. Doucette first came to Pampa in April of l906 and surveyed many of the additions to the original plat of Pampa. He also laid out the townsites of Hoover, Kingsmill, White Deer, and Cuyler.
The information for the construction of this Web site was provided by the White Deer Land Museum in Pampa. The museum's home is the 80 year old restored Land Office Building, dedicated to early pioneers and the Western heritage of Texas and Gray County. Guided tours are available Tuesday through Sunday from 1 to 4 PM. Special tours are arranged by appointment. The Curator is Anne Davidson. The museum is located at 116 S. Cuyler, Pampa, Texas 79065. Phone number is (806)669-8041.
Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum
Panhandle-Plains Museum is in Canyon, Texas and is the best starting place for those interested in the history of the Panhandle of Texas.
White Deer Land Museum
The White Deer Land Museum is located downtown at 112 S. Cuyler,
in the two-story restored office building of the White Deer Land Company.
Eloise Lane is the foremost keeper of Gray County history.
She is a retired Pampa school teacher who has written a monthly column for the Pampa News for 10 years.
She calls it "Museum Mementos" and each story is kept in the archives of the White Deer Land Museum.
Please Note: The audio files do not work - lost in a hard drive crash.