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San Angelo free passports to the frontierSan Angelo free passports to the frontierhttps://www.recenter.tamu.edu/news/newstalk-texas/?Item=58922013-10-29T09:16:00Z2013-10-29T00:00:00Z

SAN ANGELO - The Texas Forts Trail and Fort Concho have made a new addition to their programs to increase tourism in the West Texas area.

Tourism is also an industry that is good for the region. “The longer you can keep a visitor in a region, the more the economic benefit,” said Bob Bluthardt of Fort Concho National Historic Landmark.

They are now offering a “passport,” which is a booklet of information on the various forts along the trail with a place to get a stamp. Those who get at least 12 of the 16 possible stamps will be eligible to win a grand prize.

The implementation of the passports is barely a week old, but according to Bluthardt, it’s already working.

Passports are available at multiple sites including Fort Concho in San Angelo and Brown County Museum of History in Brownwood.

Find out more details at The Texas Forts Trail!

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