Laredo, TX Photos

Laredo, TX, twinned with Nuevo Laredo, Mexico, has been an important river ford since its earliest days & is now the largest U.S. land customs port. The town was for a short while the capital of the Republic of the Rio Grande, the seventh flag over Texas.

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San Agustín Church replaced building of 1778. Laredo, TX.Don Barolome Garcia ranch house was headquarters of Republic of the Rio Grande in 1840, now a museum. Laredo, TX.La Posada Hotel former Old Laredo High School. Laredo, TX.Bruni-Cantu home was later a telephone exchange. Laredo, TX.
San Agustín Church (1872) replaced building of 1778. Laredo, TX. Style: Gothic revival.Don Barolome Garcia ranch house (1830s) (1005 Zaragoza St.) was headquarters of Republic of the Rio Grande in 1840, now a museum. Laredo, TX.La Posada Hotel (1916) (1000 Zaragoza St.) former Old Laredo High School. Laredo, TX.Bruni-Cantu home (1883) (1101 Zaragoza St.) was later a telephone exchange. Laredo, TX.
Statue of General Zaragoza, hero of battle of 5th of May, 1862 on San Agustin Plaza. Laredo, TX.Hamilton Hotel. Laredo, TX.Tile work details of Hamilton Hotel. Laredo, TX.Eagle tiles of Hamilton Hotel. Laredo, TX.
Statue of General Zaragoza, hero of battle of 5th of May, 1862 on San Agustin Plaza. Laredo, TX.Hamilton Hotel (1923) (815 Salinas). Laredo, TX. Style: Art Deco + Spanish Colonial revival.Tile work details of Hamilton Hotel. Laredo, TX.Eagle tiles of Hamilton Hotel. Laredo, TX.
Federal Building & Post Office. Laredo, TX.United States Courthouse. Laredo, TX.Webb County Justice Center. Laredo, TX.City Hall. Laredo, TX.
Federal Building & Post Office (1906) (1300 Matmoros). Laredo, TX.United States Courthouse. Laredo, TX.Webb County Justice Center. Laredo, TX.City Hall. Laredo, TX.
Webb County Courthouse. Laredo, TX.Webb County Courthouse. Laredo, TX.Gold-topped pyramid containing planetarium of Texas A&M International University. Laredo, TX.Planetarium pyramid at Texas A&M International University. Laredo, TX.
Webb County Courthouse (1909) (1000 Houston St.). Laredo, TX. Architect: Alfred Giles.Webb County Courthouse. Laredo, TX.Gold-topped pyramid containing planetarium of Texas A&M International University. Laredo, TX.Planetarium pyramid at Texas A&M International University. Laredo, TX.

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