Museum annual meeting features Deaton Stage Line

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The Crockett County Museum had their annual Membership Drive and Meeting on Sept. 26 at the Civic Center. Guest speaker was County Judge Fred Deaton who spoke on the Deaton Stage Line that ran from Comstock, Juno and Ozona from 1888- 1910.

Deaton showed photos of newspaper clippings with the schedule of the line, as well as family photos and a map of the line that ran from Comstock up to Ozona. Historical photos showing stops on the line, including the Kirkpatrick Hotel in Ozona, as well as photos various wagons and hacks that were used, were part of Deaton's presentation.


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