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.
Gray County Postal History
Mike Ludeman, webmaster and former Pampa resident, has done a great job on the postal history of Gray County. Table of Contents includes County Descriptions, Maps, Post Office List, Postal Stations and Branches List, Postmarks, References, and Web Sites. Must see!
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.