History was made here

The stone arch that serves as the park’s entrance was built in 1937-8 by the National Youth Administration. Beside the gate there’s an historical marker outlining the history of the park. Among other things, it says that in 1884, Colonel John Henry Moore “wiped out” a nearby Comanche village, which I guess was an OK way to phrase it when the sign was written in 1970…

Ruddick Park
Colorado City, Texas
photographed 3.17.2018

Posted on April 4, 2018, in Photography and tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 2 Comments.

  1. Sad.

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