Historical marker dedication Friday

By Messenger Staff | Published Wednesday, September 25, 2013

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A dedication ceremony for a historical marker placed for the Santa Fe Expedition on U.S. 380 (across from the Greystone Inn in Bridgeport) is 10 a.m. Friday, Sept. 27.

In case of inclement weather, the ceremony will be held at Bridgeport City Hall.

According to the Bridgeport Historical Society, the Texas Santa Fe Expedition was a commercial and military expedition to secure the Republic of Texas’ claims to parts of Northern New Mexico for Texas in 1841. The trail crossed the Trinity River near Bridgeport.

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