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  • Dates: March 2, 2024
  • Location: Jim Hogg County Old Jail Museum
  • Time: March 2 All day event.
In the brush country of South Texas lies the ruins of the old horse ranch called Rancho Randado, where Spanish horses were once bred. Artist Tom Lea’s visit to the 1767 site with J. Frank Dobie stirred feelings he knew could not be reached by paint, but had to be expressed in words, which he did with his 1941 poem “Randado.” The Jim Hogg County Old Jail Museum opens “Tom Lea’s Randado,” a site along the Tom Lea Trail, where guests enjoy speakers, refreshments, and a rare tour of Rancho Randado by its owner.