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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

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 Cemeteries near Fort Stockton, TX

Old Fort Cemetery

Records on existing tombstones indicate few people lived beyond age 40; indication of hardships among those who opened and se...

Concordia Cemetery

Historic cemetery and landmark. The cemetery is divided into five parts, including the actual "Boot Hill." Gunfighter John We...