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Fort Stockton, Texas

  • Old Fort Cemetery

    Records on existing tombstones indicate few people lived beyond age 40; indication of hardships among those who opened and settled this harsh country....
    Old Fort Cemetery

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Paisano Pete

At 20 feet long and 11 feet tall, Pete is probably the world'

Fort Stockton, TX One Of A Kinds

Historic Fort Stockton

Typical frontier military post established 1858 as Camp Stockton; abandoned in 1886. Fort consisted of 35 buildings made of adobe and hand-hewn limestone. Four original buildings remain: Three of the eight officers' quarters, and guardhouse with jailer'

Fort Stockton, TX Historic Forts

Courthouse Square

Historic features include courthouse (1883), first Catholic Church (1875), first schoolhouse (1883), and Zero Stone placed by survey party in 1859, used as origin point for all land surveys in this part of West Texas. Nearby St. Stephens Episcopal Church (1872)

Fort Stockton, TX Historic Courthouses

Visitor Information Center

For information on dining, accommodations, events, and other area information, stop by the center at I-10 and U.S. 285. The center also offers Roadrunner Bus Tours Mon. - Fri. at 1 and 4 p.m.; Sat.-Sun. at 2 p.m. The tour covers 16

Fort Stockton, TX Visitors Centers

Things to do near Fort Stockton, TX

Annie Riggs Hotel Museum

The old hotel, built in 1899, was built on this stage route. Restored and maintained by local historical society. Fourteen ro...

Terrell County Memorial Museum

The Terrell County Memorial Museum features turn-of-the-century ranch memorabilia which includes tools, implements, clothing ...

Barton Warnock Environmental Education Center

Barton Warnock Environmental Education Center offers an archeological, historical, and natural history profile of the Big Ben...

Culberson County Historical Museum and Hotel

If you're a history buff, visit Culberson County Historical Museum, formerly the Clark Hotel, that serviced the railroad clie...