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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

Winkler County Golf Course

Course Access: PublicHoles: 9Reserve Advance Tee Times: Yes...

Museum of the Southwest

The Museum of the Southwest is one of the country's most interactive and imaginative blends of art and science, and features ...

Fray Garcia Monument

This 14-ft. bronze sculpture by John Houser honors the priest who founded the area's first mission. The statue, in Pioneer Pl...

Nuestra Señora de la Concepción del Socorro

Established in 1682 as mission for Piros, Thanos, and Jemes Indians. Originally located about 12 leagues from Guadalupe Missi...