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Presidio, Texas

Presidio grew from an early Spanish settlement once protected by a presidio (fort). The surrounding terrain is arid, rugged, and often spectacular. A Mexican town south of the river is Ojinaga.

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Fort Leaton State Historic Site

Fort Leaton State Historic Site is one of Texas' most unusual historic sites with a massive adobe fortress built by frontiersman, Ben Leaton, in 1848, immediately after the Mexican War at a strategic site on the Chihuahua-San Antonio Trail in arid West Texas by the Rio Grande.

Presidio, TX Historic Forts

Things to do near Presidio, TX

Marfa Municipal Golf Course

Marfa Municipal Golf Course is the highest golf course in Texas, at 4,882 feet above sea level with nine holes, 18 tee boxes ...

Nuestra Seņora del Carmen

Established in 1681, and later dedicated Corpus Christi de la Ysleta, 1690; damaged by both floods and fires, but restored an...

Tigua Indian Reservation: Ysleta del Sur Pueblo

Oldest community in present boundaries of Texas, now part of the city of El Paso, was established in 1681 by refugees from a ...