Throwback Thursday: The 100th Anniversary of the Porvenir Massacre

2019-02-07T10:22:20-05:00By |Archives of the Big Bend, Throwback Thursday|

In late January, 1918, Captain J.M. Fox of Texas Rangers Company B ordered Ranger Bud Weaver to investigate the tiny border town of Porvenir, Texas after the Brite Ranch Raid. Over 1500 dollars worth of merchandise from the Brite Ranch store and three people on the arriving mail coach were killed during the raid. Porvenir [...]