BGHV Mission & Goals
The mission of the Buffalo Gap Historic Village is to collect, preserve, and exhibit the natural history and material culture of the West Texas region from 1875-1925; and to serve as a research facility for local, regional, and national scholars as well as genealogists.Read More
Our History and Origins
One of the key factors behind the emergence of Buffalo Gap as a heritage tourism destination was the creative vision of Ernest Walter (Ernie) Wilson. A successful local attorney, Wilson’s passion was the study of history. A serious collector of frontier artifacts…Read More
Why Visit Buffalo Gap Historic Village
Buffalo Gap remains at the heart of Taylor County. The town has weathered many challenges and hasn’t seen a significant population shift for more than a hundred years. Even so, it remains a reminder of the turbulent days when Texas “grew up with the country.”Read More
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