Elizabeth Willoughby Borger was the wife of our town's founder, Ace Borger. She served as the unofficial first lady of Boomtown after following her husband as he founded and developed similar enterprises in Oklahoma and Texas.
Mattie's White Way Dance Hall
Mattie Castlebury was a business woman who may have followed Ace Borger from Oklahoma. She owned Mattie's White Way Dance Hall and later, the Tokio Club on west Sixth Street.
Dixon led the founders of Adobe Walls to the Texas Plains, where he knew buffalo were in abundance. The group of 28 men and one woman occupied the outpost of five buildings 15 miles northeast of Stinnett.
Hutchinson County Seat, Stinnett, Texas
Ace Borger and J.T. Peyton, were engaged to survey, market and sell lots to the public. Bill Christian suggested the name Stinnett in honor of A.S. Stinnett, and the name was accepted by the railroad.