Boom Town is a 1940 movie starring Clark Gable, Spencer Tracy, Claudette Colbert, and Hedy Lamarr. A story written by James Edward Grant in Cosmopolitan magazine titled "A Lady Comes to Burkburnett" provided the inspiration for the film.
Church building from 1925.
Checkpoint #1 Volunteer.
Fowler Discovery Well
Came in on July 26, 1918 Started a drilling frenzy Within 4 years there were over 3,000 wells in Burkburnett This is still a producing well.
Hay field with several wells.
---------------------------------- Felty Outdoor Oil Museum
The museum exhibits machinery from the acme of the oil boom, including truck-propelled spudders used for drilling and cleaning out wells, a steel beam pumping unit, and a band-wheel power source. A rock and concrete wall-monument built over many years by the senior Felty is also displayed.
Ever heard of a Wichita?
Checkpoint #2 Volunteer.
The I-44 Access Road.
Central Baptist Church.
Nursery Rhyme Test If you could answer 12 Nursery Rhyme Questions You could win a Humpty Dumpty Award.