Travel: San Angelo’s a historic gateway to West Texas

August 17th, 2018
Travel: San Angelo’s a historic gateway to West Texas
San Angelo, Texas — Despite its name, this town near the geographic center of Texas is devilishly charming.The town's forerunner, Fort Concho, was established on the Concho River in 1867. The U.S. Army outpost was a kind of gateway to West Texas, offering protection to settlers and to the cowboys, bawdy women, gunfighters and gamblers also moving through the vast frontier.Across the river from the fort, saloons, cathouses, gambling dens and eventually the town of San Angelo sprang up. ... read more
Source: www.jacksonville.com/lifestyle/travelPublished on 2018-08-17

 

 

 

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