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Stories and Tips Salado


Written by Mermaid on 20 Oct, 2000

Salado, which means ‘salty’, is an old Tawakoni Indian settlement, although Paleo-Indian tribes were there even earlier. Bustillo y Ceballos probably stopped here, too. Originally called Salado Springs, it was settled in 1851 by Archibald Willingham and became a well-known stage stop on the Chisholm…Read More

The History of Salado, Texas

Written by Jeffrey on 11 Jul, 2001

Since Salado has a rich long history that provides much of the charm of a visit, its history is part of its story. Salado has been a popular stopping place for travelers since the 1800's, originally as a stagecoach stop. Salado grew around Salado (salty)…Read More

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