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History buffs are invited to this cool happy hour at Tarleton’s W.K. Gordon Museum.

TSU Media Relations

Area history buffs are invited to Tarleton State University’s W.K. Gordon Museum at 6 p.m. Friday, March 31, to sample spirits from Sledge Distillery and learn about the history of Thurber.

Tickets are $15 and your empty glass goes home with you.

Tickets can be purchased through the W.K. Gordon Museum’s online museum store at

Advanced ticket purchase is requested.

The W.K. Gordon Museum and Research Center’s main gallery tells the story of Thurber, a company-owned coal mining and brick making town owned and operated by the Texas & Pacific Coal and Oil Co. from 1886 to 1936.

The museum is at 65258 Interstate 20, Exit 367, in Mingus and is open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays and 1-4 p.m. Sundays.

For more information, call 254-968-1886.


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