Fort Concho to Honor Armed Forces with Artillery Salute


SAN ANGELO, TX -- This weekend Fort Concho will be celebrating Armed Forces Day on Saturday, May 15th.

In honor of the day, the fort will host hourly artillery salutes from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on the Parade Ground near the fort’s Barracks 1 Visitor Center.

A special exhibit of late 19th-century weaponry will also be on display from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on the Barracks 1 porch. 

The display will be free to the public and members of the armed forces and their families will receive a one-day 10% discount at the fort’s gift shop.

A new exhibit of paintings of 19th-century regional Native American leaders and western scenes by area artist Wanda Harris will also be on display at the Visitor Center.

For more information, please call the fort at (325) 481-2646 or check the website at

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