Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site near Del Rio is home to one of the oldest cave dwellings in North America. You can still see the prehistoric rock art.

Seminole Canyon State Park - side canyons drain into the mighty Rio Grande and the carved-out landscape is surrounded by a beautiful desert wilderness.

Tanya Tucker - Born on October 10, 1958, in Seminole, Texas

Live At Billy Bob's Texas: Tanya Tucker by Tanya Tucker on Apple Music

Former Gaines County Courthouse (1919) Seminole, Texas photo from 1939

Former Gaines County Courthouse Seminole, Texas photo from 1939

Map of Seminole Texas TX

Map of Seminole Texas TX

Pompey Factor ... only known photo of this courageous, Seminole-Negro, U.S. army scout.  Awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor for his bravery exhibited in a skirmish in which his troop was surrounded by Comanche Indians.  Factor and two others stayed behind, fighting off the attackers long enough for all to barely escape certain death. Despite this honor, after two years Factor left the Scouts and returned to Mexico, dissatisfied with the treatment of the Scouts by whites in south Texas.

Pompey Factor, former slave, scout for the United States Army and Congressional Medal of Honor winner, born in Arkansas in 1849 to Hardy Factor, a black Seminole chief and an unknown Biloxi Indian woman.

Eagle, Lower Pecos River, Seminole Canyon State Park and Historic Site, Comstock, Texas

Eagle, Lower Pecos River, Seminole Canyon State Park and Historic Site, Comstock, Texas

Seminole Canyon State Park, Texas. Read about this in Texas Monthly. Sounds like a really nice weekend trip.

Seminole Canyon State Park and Historic Site is located on US Route east of the Pecos River High Bridge, 9 miles west of Comstock in Val Verde County in the U. state of Highway, Comstock, TX-www.

ON THIS DAY IN TEXAS HISTORY - FEBRUARY 12th 1899 On this day in 1899, Tulia, Texas, reported the coldest temperature ever recorded in the state--minus 23 degrees Fahrenheit. This was part of the "Big Freeze," an infamous norther that killed 40,000 cattle across the state overnight. This temperature was matched in Seminole in 1933. The highest temperature recorded for Texas was 120.

ON THIS DAY IN TEXAS HISTORY - FEBRUARY 12th 1899 On this day in 1899, Tulia, Texas, reported the coldest temperature ever recorded in the state--minus 23 degrees Fahrenheit. This was part of the "Big Freeze," an infamous norther that killed 40,000 cattle across the state overnight. This temperature was matched in Seminole in 1933. The highest temperature recorded for Texas was 120.

Seminole, TX in Texas

Seminole, TX in Texas

Tanya Tucker  "San Antonio Stroll"  Released: 1975  Album: Tanya Tucker    Lyrics:    When I was a child down in South Caroline  Soon as Saturday sun went on down.  My folks and sister would go and leave me home all alone,  Going to that big square dance in town.  Well my old radio would play that old opry show,  So I never got lonesome or blue....

Tanya Tucker "San Antonio Stroll" Released: 1975 Album: Tanya Tucker Lyrics: When I was a child down in South Caroline Soon as Saturday sun went on down.

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