April 14, 1902 - Approval of plat of original town of Pampa
February 17, 1912 - Incorporation of City of Pampa with J. N. Duncan as first mayor
November 8, l927 - Election to adopt commission -manager form of city government
March 9, l928 - Election making Pampa the county seat of Gray County
Eloise Lane has contributed much to the recording of the history of Pampa. Included in the Historical Details of this history of Pampa are two of her writings.
The first is The Man Who Named Pampa. The article first appeared in FOCUS magazine, Winter 1987-88. A copy of this article is distributed by the White Deer Land Museum. It is reproduced here with their permission.
The second is The Log House on White Deer Creek. For those who wonder how White Deer, Texas got its name, here are the historical facts. This article traces the history of the White Deer Land Company, from the inception of the name to its present location as a museum.
The Man Who Named Pampa
The Log House on White Deer Creek
Oil Boom Days - 1925
Gunman Staged Pampa Cleanup in Olden Days
Hymns Broke Tension in Court Trail
The Red River Expedition of 1852
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