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Fort Concho


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One of the best preserved frontier military posts west of the Mississippi, this National Historic Landmark consists of 23 original and restored buildings on 40 acres near downtown.

Established 1867 as pivot post on frontier line replacing Fort Chadbourne Most stone structures built with pecan-wood beams and rafters by skilled German craftsmen from Fredericksburg.


Hours: Hours Open : Varied
Address: 630 S. Oakes
Phone: 325/657-4444
Our Website: www.fortconcho.com

Come visit us in San Angelo, Texas

Attractions and Upcoming Events

El Paseo de Santa Angela

El Paseo extends between Fort Concho and Concho Avenue and follows a footpath from the fort used by the soldiers stationed here to the village across the river. The heritage trail covers the heart of San Angelo encompassing the "Pearl of the Conchos"

San Angelo, TX Historic Trails



Historic Orient-Santa Fe Depot

The history of railroading in West Texas comes alive at the old depot. In addition to housing the Railway Museum of San Angelo, the facility features an operating diorama depicting the city in 1928 as well as static displays of railcars. Open Sat. 10 a.m. - 5

San Angelo, TX Railroad History

Visitor Information Center

Brand new facility located on the banks of the Concho River between U.S. 87 north and south. Close to the Historic District, Museum of Fine Arts, Paseo, Fort Concho, Water Lily Garden and other attractions. The 1,600

San Angelo, TX Information Centers

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