1940, James McMenamy graduated from Texas Tech University with a
degree in Agricultural Economics and began farming full time.
In 1943, James and his wife, Alice, moved to the location now called
The McMenamys lived, raising cotton and their children on this farm
for the next 60 years. The home was constructed in 1949 to
accommodate two children and was later added on to in order to
accommodate three more. Trees were planted and grew, bearing
pecans and limbs for children to climb. The backyard boasts
what Reese pilots claimed was the tallest tree in West Texas, a
simple Chinese elm.
For many years Mr. McMenamy saw in his mind's eye that Lubbock was
headed his way. he knew the value of a home and hoped
eventually to share his land with others who were of like mind.
proudly present to you, Legacy Ranch, where home will be an oasis in
Only ten minutes from one of the finest universities in the country,
Texas Tech offers not only a premier education opportunity, but a
medical school and training hospital second to none. The
architectural debutante of Lubbock, the United Spirit Arena, hosts
concerts by nationally known artists and the well-loved games of the
Texas Tech Red Raider Basketball Teams.
And speaking of basketball, Legacy Ranch is located just 2.5 miles
south of the home of State Girls and Boys Champion Basketball Teams.
The Shallowater School system offers a broad array of opportunities
in a small and safe environment in which children have room to
explore and grow as individuals and not one of the masses.
With personal relationships, parents and teachers can carve a path
for their flock, insuring all the needed opportunities for bright
Legacy Ranch offers the best of both world - fifteen minutes to a
large mall, one minute to quiet solitude waiting to be called home.