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historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM286D_estela-portillo-trambley_El-Paso-TX.html
Estela Portillo Trambley (1926-1998), an El Paso native, was an award-winning fiction writer, playwright and poet known for her vivid portrayals of strong and independent Mexican and Mexican American women in Texas and its borderlands. Recognized …
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1Y6G_first-expansion-period_Fort-Bliss-TX.html
The first major expansion of facilities at Fort Bliss occurred between 1913 and 1917 when the post's focus shifted from infantry to cavalry. This shift coincided with a build-up of forces and facilities to support a full cavalry regiment to protec…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1Y6F_initial-construction-period_El-Paso-TX.html
At the close of the Indian Wars in the late 19th century, the U.S. Army consolidated a number of small posts into larger, more permanent installations. As part of this consolidation, construction of a new post at the present location was ordered i…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1X3N_depression-era-group-1927-1939-historical_Fort-Bliss-TX.html
These red brick Craftsman-style bungalows and the Spanish Eclectic-style quarters across the parade ground to the south were built between 1930 and 1939. Their construction was part of a nationwide Army building program which added many new office…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1WWC_joshua-micah-mills-historical_Fort-Bliss-TX.html
A boy ... A dream             A man ... A goal Achieve ... at last. "Silver Wings Upon His Chest" Staff Sergeant Joshua Micah Mills was born November 1, 1984 at William Beaumont Army Medical Center, Ft. Bliss, TX to a career…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1WWB_pearl-harbor-memorial-a-war-memorial_Fort-Bliss-TX.html
Dedicated in memory to all those personnel of the United States Army, Coast Guard, Marines, Navy who gave their lives, December 7, 1941. Keep America Alert!
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1WWA_quarters-236-sheridan-historical_El-Paso-TX.html
These quarters served as temporary housing for Lieutenant George S. Patton, Jr. in 1915 when he arrived to join the 8th Cavalry Regiment. Patton lived here a short time with two other officers; one of whom employed a cook. Patton then deployed to …
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1WVO_colonel-george-ruhlen-historical_El-Paso-TX.html
In honor of George Ruhlen, Constructing Quartermaster In early 1891 Colonel George Ruhlen, QMC, then Captain, was appointed by the Secretary of War to be in charge of constructing the first buildings on Ft. Bliss at its present site on La Noria M…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1UU1_first-post-hospitals-historical_Fort-Bliss-TX.html
The five brick buildings in this area are the post's first two hospitals. The first, Building 8, was constructed in 1893. Both floors were originally encircled by a wood verandah. A covered walkay extended to adjacent Building 9, an isolation ward…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1UTO_pershing-circle-historical_Fort-Bliss-TX.html
Pershing Circle was built as part of the 1930s expansion of Fort Bliss. It was designed to contain four buildings: a post theater, chapel post exchange, and division headquarters; however, the chapel and theater (now Sage Hall) were the only build…
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