1898 War with Spain is declared in April and ends in July. Peace treaty, signed with Spain in December, guarantees Cuban independence and cedes Puerto Rico, Guam and the Philippines to the United States.
Deaf Smith County Texas has 3 places on the National Register of Historic Places.
Some of the country's most noteable architects helped create the Deaf Smith County places including Emmett Vanderburgh. Prominent architectural styles found in Deaf Smith Country are Bungalow/Craftsman, Moderne and Late Victorian.