--Ledbetter Picket house built of slender
poles (pickets) in Albany.--
Seat of Shackelford County, was
early supply point on Western Trail to Dodge City; still
important as ranchland; beef cattle supply 90 percent of
county's agricultural income. Also oil producing and oil
well supply center .
Old MKT depot-
serves as chamber of commerce
office, community center and exhibit area for local
handicrafts. Open Weekdays; Central and Main St
presented last two
weekends in June by more than 200 townsfolk under the
stars of the West Texas sky. Musical version of history
as it lingers in memories of old-timers is unique blend
of hoedown and ballet, laughter and solemnity.