Remnants, Memories of Fort Sam Fordyce Still Stand

5 years 5 months 3 weeks ago Tuesday, August 28 2018 Aug 28, 2018 August 28, 2018 11:13 AM August 28, 2018 in Community - Con Mi Gente

NEAR LA JOYA – A small town along Highway 83 once had all the potential of any Rio Grande Valley city.

Now, Fort Sam Fordyce, located west of La Joya, sits abandoned and empty.

The town was founded in 1902 and later became a military fort complete with a post office, a store and a hotel.

Tim Flores takes KRGV’s Rick Diaz to the playground he reminisces about.

Watch the video above for the full story.  

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