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Opening of rebuilt Rio Grande Village Nature Trail Boardwalk

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Date: November 12, 2010

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Did You Know?

Soldiers near Boquillas, 1941

In 1942 soldiers from Fort Bliss installed a machine-gun emplacement along the Rio Grande pointed at Boquillas, Mexico. This was done due to fears over border security and a possible Japanese invasion through Mexico.