Texas Indian Wars

Fort Richardson, Jacksboro, Texas

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There are several interesting old military buildings at Fort Richardson
 and in their 'Interpretive Center' there are lots of pictures, maps and information about the
Indian tribes of the 1860's-70's.

Link to Fort Richardson web page

You can read about the Warren Wagon Train Raid and the Trial of Santanta and Big Tree on Wikipedia 
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Warren_Wagon_Train_Raid        https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Trial_of_Satanta_and_Big_Tree  

Click Here to go to a good map and stories about Indian raids and battles

Below is a page from the 1956 Jacksboro High School Yearbook telling about Fort Richardson being restored. 
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1956 Fort Richardson.jpg (3615020 bytes)

A few pictures that I took at Fort Richardson in 2006 follow
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Historical Markers and the 'Interpretive Center'

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Calvary Hospital Building

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Officers' Quarters Building

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