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3225 South Danville Drive
Abilene, TX 79605
Phone: (325) 437-1525
Fax: (325) 437-1535
The Red Bud Park is popular because it houses adorable Prairie dogs that delight children and adults alike. Besides, there are demarcated pathways and workout zones for those who like plenty of exercise. Kids can run freely on the playground while adults jog under the canopy of trees.
McMurry University was established in 1923 under the United Methodist Church. It enjoys good rankings in national surveys and has a decent number of famous alumni. Most of the students hail from Texas and enroll for degrees in liberal arts, religion and business.
Jay-Rollins Library is situated within McMurry University, hence it has a large collection of academic books. It boasts 150,000 volumes and subscribes to 4000 online journals and 195 magazines. Besides, it provides facilities such as extensive database search, fax and copying machines, free WiFi, microfilm readers and scanners.
The Winery at Willow Creek is a micro-winery situated in a picturesque locality. Seated in the outdoor patio, enjoy beautiful views of the surrounding lake, church and open green land, while you sample their sweet wines with notes of peach, strawberry, pear and blueberry. This winery even allows guests to experiment and prepare their own wines and use customized labels on the bottles.
Among the Village's 19 buildings is the oldest structure from this area, a log cabin.
Play Faire Park is a family center with two mini golf courses of 18 holes each. It has the vibe of a lively street carnival and hosts musicals, festivals and theme parties for occasions like Halloween. Play a round of golf, participate in fancy dress contests and host your private event here if you desire a venue with a fairy-world ambiance.
National Center for Children's Illustrated Literature is an unusual museum that highlights the works of illustrators for children's story books. Famous illustrators such as Betsy Lewin, David Macaulay and Donald Crews have showcased their works here. It is a child-centered museum that hosts summer camps and art classes for kids.
The Grace Museum is situated in a refurbished hotel building that is listed in the National Register of Historic Places. It has separate sections for local history, fine art and children's educational exhibits. Learn about railways, wars and landmarks that shaped the history and lifestyles of Abilene citizens. The art collection is biased towards American Realist styles and includes works by famous artists such as Andy Warhol. The dressing rooms, make-believe games and interactive displays at the children's museum make it perfect for a family outing.
You'll find a large variety of reading materials and adult and children services and programs at this full service library that focuses on current, high demand materials in a variety of formats.
An Abilene Historic Landmark, the Paramount Theatre is on the National Register of Historic Places. Weekend classic films, art film series, plays and concerts presented throughout the year.
With more than4,246 acres and 29 miles of shoreline, this is the largest of the Abilene area lakes and the most popular with fishermen who find it great for walleye and crappie, and also marinas.
Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, this Mission Style house occupies a full city block and features an elaborate entry hall with a large split staircase, an oval dining room with curved windows, original woodwork, and many original furnishings.