Val Verde County Historical Commission

Val Verde County Historical Commission


Del Rio Visitors' Guides

Click on the title of the guides below to see the complete guide.

Downtown Area Walking Tour

Main Street
  1.  Old Del Rio Railroad Depot
  2.  Club Café Building
  3.  Henson Hotel Building
  4.  Laughlin Heritage Foundation Museum
  5.  Old Federal Building
  6.  City Hall
11.  Del Rio National Bank Building
12.  Warner Building
18.  Woolworth Building
19.  Old Del Rio National Bank Building
20.  The Guarantee
21.  Kress Building
22.  Paul Poag Theater
23.  Old Montgomery Ward Building
28.  Model Bakery and Seeger’s Bakery
29.  Ross Building with The Emporium
Garfield Avenue
  7.  Hyman Building
  8.  Old City Hall
  9.  Old Roswell Hotel
10.  Greenwood Park
17.  Glenn-Dowe House
Pecan Street
13A-B.  Val Verde County Courthouse & Old County Jail
14A-C.  Around Courthouse Square
Spring Street
15.  First United Methodist Church
16.  Val Verde County Library
Griner Street
24.  Madre Canal
25.  Stool Home
26.  Price-Woods Home
27.  Roach-McLymont Store
Canal Street
30.  Cadena Blacksmith Shop

History of Del Rio and Val Verde County

Sites To See Around Del Rio

San Felipe Springs and Creek
Brown Plaza
La Loma de la Cruz
Ciudad Acuña
Whitehead Memorial Museum
South Del Rio

Places to Go Around Val Verde County

Laughlin Air Force Base
Amistad Dam and Reservoir

Val Verde County is home to world-renown archeological sites.

Pecos River

Radio Del Rio

The World’s Most Powerful Broadcast Station

Dr. John R. Brinkley:
the Goat-Gland Man

The Carter Family:
The First Family of Country Music

Rose Dawn and Koran:
The Star Girl and The Acme of Psychic Genius

Radio XERF:
Paul Kallinger and Wolfman Jack

Text by Doug Braudaway.

Langtry, Texas

The Southern Pacific Railroad:
The True Transcontinental Railroad

The Torres Family:
Founders of Langtry

The Dodd Family:
Pioneer Merchants

Judge Roy Bean:
The Law West of the Pecos

The 1896 World Championship Prizefight

Italian Stonemasons

of Del Rio Texas

G.B. Cassinelli and John Taini

Military & Veteran History Sites

of Del Rio and Val Verde County Texas

Frontier Era
Seminole Scouts
World War I
World War II
Cold War
Cuban Missile Crisis
Afghanistan War
Iraq War


Visitor Guides made possible by the

Val Verde County Historical Commission.