Come and Take It is a talk show about Texas, by Texans. Three friends born and raised in Texas share their views on the state’s history, culture, and just what it means to be Texan.
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In the history of the Indian wars in Texas, two remarkable battles were fought in the dusty Panhandle trading post of Adobe Walls. The first was the last great moment of glory for legendary frontier figure. The second was the first battle in a war that finally saw the end of the Comanche presence in Texas. This week we have part one of the Two Battles of Adobe Walls.
Before we begin… What’s your favorite Texas (baseball) Ranger?
The Hutchinson County museum in Borger has a nice little website about the two battles, as well as a map to the Adobe Walls and a walking tour of the archeological site.
An article about famed mountain man and soldier Kit Carson.
If you want to see what life was like for a few years at Fort Adobe, the Bent, St. Vrain Company post that lent its name to Adobe Walls, check out the replica of Bent’s Fort in Colorado.
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