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History of Laredo, Texas, USA

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  • August 25, 1755 - Laredo is settled as Villa de San Agustin de Laredo


  • 1854 - Laredo
    Laredo, capital of Webb county, Texas, on the left bank of the Rio del Norte, at the crossing of the San Antonia and Saltillo road, about 500 miles...Read MORE...


  • 1895 - Laredo
    Laredo, là-rà'do, a post-village, capital of Webb co., Tex., on the Rio Grande, opposite Nuevo Laredo in Mexico, and at the junction of three...Read MORE...


  • News 1905 - TWENTY-ONE KILLED BY TORNADO IN TEXAS. STORM FROM MEXICO WRECKS BIG BUILDINGS AT LAREDO. ROOF RIPPED OFF HOSPITAL.
    TEACHERS AT SEMINARY HAVE NARROW ESCAPE - STUDENTS RESCUE ONE - GOVERNOR APPEALS FOR AID.

    Laredo, Texas, via Bermuda, Texas, April 29. -...Read MORE...


  • 1916
    Laredo, la-ra'do, a city, capital of Webb co., Tex., on the Rio Grande, opposite Nuevo Laredo in Mexico, 164 miles SW. of San Antonio, on the...Read MORE...


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    Flores Avenue, Looking North, Laredo, Texas
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  • Laredo, Texas, USA
    U.S. Post Office, Laredo, Texas
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    The Hamilton Hotel, Laredo, Texas
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  • News 1954 - June 29 - Hurricane Alice dumped as much as 27 inches of rain on the Lower Rio Grande Valley of Texas.
    The Rio Grande River at Laredo reached a level 12.6 feet above its previous highest mark, and the roadway of the U.S. 90 bridge was thirty feet...Read MORE...


  • 1956 - January 6 - KGNS TV channel 8 in Laredo, TX (NBC/ABC) begins broadcasting

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Flores Avenue, Looking North, Laredo, Texas
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U.S. Post Office, Laredo, Texas
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The Hamilton Hotel, Laredo, Texas
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  • August 25, 1755 - Laredo is settled as Villa de San Agustin de Laredo
  • 1854 - Laredo
    Laredo, capital of Webb county, Texas, on the left bank of the Rio del Norte, at the crossing of the San Antonia and Saltillo road, about 500 miles... Read MORE...

  • 1895 - Laredo
    Laredo, là-rà'do, a post-village, capital of Webb co., Tex., on the Rio Grande, opposite Nuevo Laredo in Mexico, and at the junction of three... Read MORE...

  • News  1905 - TWENTY-ONE KILLED BY TORNADO IN TEXAS. STORM FROM MEXICO WRECKS BIG BUILDINGS AT LAREDO. ROOF RIPPED OFF HOSPITAL.
    TEACHERS AT SEMINARY HAVE NARROW ESCAPE - STUDENTS RESCUE ONE - GOVERNOR APPEALS FOR AID.

    Laredo, Texas, via Bermuda, Texas, April 29. -... Read MORE...

  • 1916
    Laredo, la-ra'do, a city, capital of Webb co., Tex., on the Rio Grande, opposite Nuevo Laredo in Mexico, 164 miles SW. of San Antonio, on the... Read MORE...

  • News  1954 - June 29 - Hurricane Alice dumped as much as 27 inches of rain on the Lower Rio Grande Valley of Texas.
    The Rio Grande River at Laredo reached a level 12.6 feet above its previous highest mark, and the roadway of the U.S. 90 bridge was thirty feet... Read MORE...

  • 1956 - January 6 - KGNS TV channel 8 in Laredo, TX (NBC/ABC) begins broadcasting

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