Contacts & Links

If you have a Tex Terry story, photos, or other items you would like to share with us, send . We are looking for YOUR candid photos of Tex to include in the picture galleries!

We'd be pleased to have you link to this site. Drop an email and ask us to link to your site too. 

 Parke County Historical Society, including a virtual tour of the museum in Rockville, In.  

Parke County Chamber of Commerce:  This site has a comprehensive Calendar of Events for all of Parke county. 

Parke County Community Foundation, Inc.

Early history of Parke County 

For a look at the current Parke County profile

Interesting and hard-to-find facts about Parke County

Parke County has many sites on the National Register of Historic Places

Travelling to Parke County ?  Try this site for phone numbers for restaurants, lodging, and things to do.

Complete information guide to Parke County, featuring community calendar, maps, shopping, rebuilding the Bridgeton Bridge, festivals, etc. 

The Ritz Theater, Rockville, Indiana, has been the home to the Parke Players theater group since 1971. Built in 1912 as the "New Rockville Opera House", this carefully preserved building hosted Gene Autry, the Yodeling Cowboy, on April 17, 1935. The show included a screening of the 1934 movie, "Sweet Adeline", starring Irene Dunne. Inside the lobby of the Ritz, visitors will find this plaque dedicated to the memory of Tex Terry.




National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum, Oklahoma City, OK. Established 1961.    

Visit The Old Corral for the best b-western site on the internet.

This link will take you to a variety of old b-western movie locations.

Want to know more about Parke County Indiana and its famous Covered Bridge Festival ?  

Rosedale, (originally called Dotyville), was Parke county's first settlement. The home of Chauncey Rose, of Rose-Hulman Institute fame, this community dates to 1810. Rosedale is on the Covered Bridge Festival's "red" route and boasts it's own Strawberry Festival every June. 

Parke County's Mansfield Village official website 

Bridgeton Grist Mill and Covered Bridge is Indiana's most famous bridge and fully operational grist mill, and a must see Parke county destination all year round.

Festivals !!  If you enjoy festivals of all kinds, here's your guide to them all across the state of Indiana !!!  

Here's THE site for finding all of the other Hoosier's in show business .

After Tex Terry's death, his wife Isabel sent a trunk of his movie memorabilia to the Gene Autry Oklahoma Museum in the city of Gene Autry, Oklahoma where it is currently on display.


Chris Camp, The Whip Guy, is a world champion whip cracker and entertainer. Read about Chris and how you can book him for your event at



 Tex Terry's Longhorn Tavern & Restaurant, by famed Indiana artist Denzel "Salty" Seamon. Today, this historic, family friendly eatery is called "Rock Run Cafe & Bakery". Located in Coxville, Indiana, across from the Roseville covered bridge, in scenic Parke county, it retains it's rustic country charm. It's interior still houses Tex's collection of Hollywood photos, posters, and other movie memorabilia that makes dining at the old "Longhorn" a one-of-a-kind experience. Be sure to visit the Rock Run Cafe & Bakery website today!