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Fort Stockton, Texas

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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

Paisano Pete

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

Fort Stockton, TX One Of A Kinds

Old Fort Cemetery

Records on existing tombstones indicate few people lived beyond age 40;

Fort Stockton, TX Cemeteries

Tunis Creek Stagecoach Stop

Former way station on Butterfield Overland Mail Route; later a Texas Ranger station. Historic structure was moved to a highway rest area on U.S. 290, 20

Fort Stockton, TX Pioneer History

Historical Sites Tour

A series of special signs on city streets provide guidance for do-it-yourself tour of historic sites. Historical notations date from days of Cabeza de Vaca's explorations, 1534, and other explorers such as Espejo in 1583, Mendosa in 1684

Fort Stockton, TX Tours

Things to do near Fort Stockton, TX

Border Patrol Museum

Presents the rich heritage of the U.S. Border Patrol. Equipment, documents, books, and memorabilia available to the casual vi...

Green Tree Country Club -North/West

Course Access: PrivateHoles: 18Reserve Advance Tee Times: 3 days...

Texon Santa Fe Depot Museum

The Town of Texon, Texas was founded in 1924 by the Big Lake Oil Company. Texon was established on the railroad line owned by...