The hotel was built in 1899 on a stage route. The 14 rooms display area collections: 19th-century clothing, photos, Native American artifacts, cowboy regalia, kitchen utensils, geology, archeology and religion. Open 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Mon.-Sat. Admission charge. 301 S. Main St. www.annieriggsmuseum.c...
Historic features include the courthouse (1883), first Catholic Church (1875), first schoolhouse (1883) and Zero Stone (1859)--used as the origin point for land surveys in this part of West Texas. Nearby St. Stephens Episcopal Church (1896) was the first Protestant church west of the Pecos River....
Frontier military post was established in 1858 as Camp Stockton and abandoned in 1886. The fort consisted of 35 buildings made of adobe and hand-hewn limestone. Some original buildings remain and others have been reconstructed. Open Labor Day-Memorial Day 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Mon.-Sat. and Memorial Day...
Records on existing tombstones indicate few people lived beyond age 40, demonstrating the hardships among those who opened and settled this harsh country. Corner of Water and Eighth streets.
At 22 feet long and 11 feet tall, Pete is probably the world's largest roadrunner and is a popular photo subject. Business I-10 at Main Street.
This former way station on the Butterfield Overland Mail Route later became a Texas Ranger station. Historic structure was moved to a picnic area on I-10, 20 miles east of Fort Stockton. The original location was approximately two miles south.
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