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Who would've thought that a few strands of wire could change the face of the American West and spark armed conflict?  See the many ways wire can be twisted and learn the impact of this seemingly simple invention at the places we present in this section.
 

Barbed Wire

 
 

 
Arizona
Florence
Pinal County Historical Society Museum
715 South Main Street
Florence AZ 85232
Phone
520 868-4382
Web Site www.florenceaz.org/
Description
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Local History
Collection A-F Barbed Wire
Research/Reading

 

Colorado
Delta
Delta County Museum
251 Meeker Street
Delta CO 81416
Phone
970 874-8721
Web Site http://www.gjsentinel.com/community/groups/deltamuseum/
Description Collection of large bells, butterflies, eclectic collection
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Local History
Collection A-F Barbed wire
Collection N-Z Photography
Research/Reading
ERA
1883-present
Owner/Operator: Delta County Historical Society

 

  MN

  Blue Earth

  Wakefield House Museum

  405 E Sixth Street

  Blue Earth  MN   56013    

  Phone   507 526-5421

  Web Site  *****

  Alt Web  http://www2.exploreminnesota.com/listing/index.cfm?id=8416

  Description  house, church, library museum, History Lane with log cabin, school, post

                    office, windmill, blacksmith shop

  Type of Resource   Museum

  Primary Focus  Building Collection

  Collection A-F barbed wire

  Collection G-M  Machinery

  Era  1867

  Owner/Operator:  Faribault County Historical Society

  New or Updated:  11/1/2004

  MT

  Forsyth

  Rosebud County Pioneer Museum

  1335 Main

  PO Box 88

  Forsyth  MT  59327    

  Phone   406 356-7547

  Web Site  *****

  Alt Web  http://visitmt.com/categories/moreinfo.asp?IDRRecordID=3168&SiteID=1

  Description

  Type of Resource   Museum

  Primary Focus  Local History

  Collection G-M  Barbed Wire

  New or Updated: 10/6/2004

 

  Montana

  Three Forks

  Headwaters Heritage Museum

  203 South Main Street

  PO Box 116

  Three Forks  MT  59752    

  Phone   406 285-4778

  Alt Phone   406 285-4556

  Web Site  *****

  Alt Web  http://www.threeforksmontana.com/attractions.html

  Description  period rooms, log cabin & dugout canoe on grounds

  Type of Resource   Museum

  Primary Focus  Local History

  Collection G-M  Barbed Wire

  New or Updated: 11/5/2004

  OK

  Freedom

  Freedom Museum

  505 Main

  Freedom  OK   73842    

  Phone  703 393-0660

  Web Site  http://www.freedomokla.com/specialattractions.htm

  Alt Web  http://www.lasr.net/pages/city.php?Freedom&OK&The+Freedom+Museum&

             City_ID=OK0617017&Attraction_ID=OK0617017a004&VA=Y

  Description

  Type of Resource  Museum

  Field of Study/Science Facility  Archaeology

  Collection A-F  Barbed Wire

  New or Updated:   11/21/2006

  TX

  Mc Lean

  Devil's Rope Museum

  100 Kingsley Street

  PO Box 290

  Mc Lean  TX   79057    

  Phone 806 779-2225

  Web Site www.barbwiremuseum.com

  E-mail  mailto:barbwiremuseum@centramedia.net?subject=Barbed Wire Museum

              Information

  Description  displays almost 700 kinds of barbed wire and explains it's uses and

  Type of Resource  Specialty Museum

  Primary Focus  Agricultural

  Collection A-F  Barbed Wire

  New or Updated:  2/14/2007

McLean
Texas Old Route 66 Museum
Box 66
Mc Lean TX 79057
Phone
806 779-2225
Web Site http://www.barbwiremuseum.com/TexasRoute66.htm
E-mail mailto:barbwiremuseum@centramedia.net
Description former factory holds two museums, including Devil's Rope Museum, devoted to barbed wire, and Route 66 museum with various memorabilia and artifacts
Type of Resource Specialty Museum
Primary Focus Agricultural
Collection A-F Barbed Wire
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