J A Ranch

Palo Duro Canyon, Palo Duro, Texas. County/parish: Armstrong.

NRIS 66000807

5 contributing buildings.

Added to the National Register of Historic Places October 15, 1966.

Also known as:

  • Goodnight Ranch

From Wikipedia:

JA Ranch

The JA Ranch is a historic cattle ranch in the Palo Duro Canyon in Armstrong County, Texas. Founded in 1876 by Charles Goodnight and John George Adair, it is the oldest cattle ranching operation in the Texas Panhandle. Its headquarters area was designated a National Historic Landmark in 1960 for its association with Goodnight, one of the most influential cattle barons of the late 19th century. The ranch is an ongoing business, operated by Adair's descendants.

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  • Goodnight, Charles

Architectural styles:

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Significant persons associated with this site:

  • Goodnight, Charles

National Park Service documentation: https://npgallery.nps.gov/AssetDetail/NRIS/66000807