Solar Eclipses and Historic Trails Kicks Off Fort Concho Speaker Series


SAN ANGELO, TX — The Fort Concho Speaker Series is slated to make its return this April, taking place every Wednesday throughout the month. 

From noon to 1 p.m., the series invites the public to the Fort Concho Commissary at 702 Burgess St. to delve into various historical topics and enjoy special music performances. 

Kicking off on April 3, the series will feature Joyce Gray, a Texas master naturalist, discussing “The Total Solar Eclipse,” followed by Carl Brockmann, a local historian, presenting on “Chief Joseph and the Long Trail.” 

Followed by: 

• Wednesday, April 10: “The Coming of the Railroad to the Concho Valley” by Charles Anderson, local historian.

• Wednesday, April 17: Special music – The Battle Song of San Jacinto, performed by Monte Jones, and “Old Homes of San Angelo” by Lisa Mahler, local historian.

• Wednesday, April 24: “Archaeology Stewards – Volunteers Saving Texas History” by Callan Clark, steward with the Texas Archaeological Stewardship Network.

Admission is free and open to all; attendees are encouraged to bring lunches.

For more information, contact Fort Concho at 325-657-4441 or visit their website at

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