TO PRESERVE and keep the knowledge, history and facts regarding Old Greer County.
TO PROTECT and commemorate the people, places and things that represented this area previous to Statehood and building for future generations.
TO PROVIDE a lasting memorial for those brave Pioneers who carved a home out of an untamed wilderness.
Located in Mangum, Oklahoma, the Old Greer County Museum was established as a depository to preserve and keep the knowledge, history and facts regarding Old Greer County. To protect and commemorate the people, places and things that represented this area before Statehood, and provide a lasting memorial for those brave pioneers who carved a home out of an untamed wilderness.
Old Greer County, once a part of Texas, Indian Territory, Oklahoma Territory, is now the present counties of Harmon, Jackson, Greer and all south of the North Fork of the Red River, which is now in Beckham County.
The Border-McGregor Hospital building and grounds provide a perfect place for the Museum and Hall of Fame for the Old Pioneers and the Young Pioneers. All three floors and basement are filled with displays and are open to the public. Over 60 rooms display artifacts of Old Greer County, with room to expand.
Throughout this museum are photos and memorabilia of the early pioneers and the communities where they lived. This is a place where you can turn back the clock and walk among the early pioneers to this area. A person cannot simply make a quick visit of a few minutes. There is so much to see, feel and sense, that when you leave, you will be compelled to return.