“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers in Concan, Texas

Clickable Map of Uvalde County, Texas and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> Uvalde County, TX (54) Bandera County, TX (51) Edwards County, TX (18) Frio County, TX (11) Kinney County, TX (39) Maverick County, TX (8) Medina County, TX (84) Real County, TX (16) Zavala County, TX (8)  UvaldeCounty(54) Uvalde County (54)  BanderaCounty(51) Bandera County (51)  EdwardsCounty(18) Edwards County (18)  FrioCounty(11) Frio County (11)  KinneyCounty(39) Kinney County (39)  MaverickCounty(8) Maverick County (8)  MedinaCounty(84) Medina County (84)  RealCounty(16) Real County (16)  ZavalaCounty(8) Zavala County (8)
Uvalde is the county seat for Uvalde County
Concan is in Uvalde County
      Uvalde County (54)  
      Bandera County (51)  
      Edwards County (18)  
      Frio County (11)  
      Kinney County (39)  
      Maverick County (8)  
      Medina County (84)  
      Real County (16)  
      Zavala County (8)  
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1Texas, Uvalde County, Concan — 600 — Saltpetre Mine, C.S.A. (6 Mi. SW)
Worked in the 1860's. Had vast deposits of bat guano, which by natural decay became saltpetre, chief ingredient of gunpowder used in the Civil War. As mixed with small parts of charcoal and sulphur, saltpetre from here powered Confederate cannon and . . . Map (db m189346) HM
2Texas, Uvalde County, Concan — 4698 — Silver Mine Pass
Named for silver mine opened near pass by Spaniards in 1700s or earlier. Ore was inferior, and mine was abandoned; but 14 shafts (some interconnecting) remain. Near the mine are remnants of a fortification made by 30 men under the leadership of . . . Map (db m189345) HM
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Feb. 7, 2023