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Throwback Thursday!

"Red Blooded Men Take Notice! Do you ever have a longing for the great outdoors? Does the silent appeal of Nature, as exemplified by rugged mountains, deep canyons, rocky precipices, all equally inspiring get you?

The Fifth Cavalry wants real men: men who like to rough it. We need you and you need us and our wonderful Big Bend District with all its vastness, all its wildness, and that added zest of danger that all he men desire. Sign up now while the spirit moves."

These are just a few lines of a 1920 recruitment for the 5th Cavalry, who were stationed in what is now Big Bend National Park. To learn more and read the full recruitment visit our website at: www.nps.gov/bibe/learn/historyculture/recruiting_notice.htm

#tbt #bigbendnationalpark #BigBend #History

Image: U.S. Cavalry troops on horseback
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Throwback Thursday!
Red Blooded Men Take Notice! Do you ever have a longing for the great outdoors? Does the silent appeal of Nature, as exemplified by rugged mountains, deep canyons, rocky precipices, all equally inspiring get you? 
The Fifth Cavalry wants real men: men who like to rough it. We need you and you need us and our wonderful Big Bend District with all its vastness, all its wildness, and that added zest of danger that all he men desire. Sign up now while the spirit moves.
These are just a few lines of a 1920 recruitment for the 5th Cavalry, who were stationed in what is now Big Bend National Park. To learn more and read the full recruitment visit our website at: https://www.nps.gov/bibe/learn/historyculture/recruiting_notice.htm
#tbt #bigbendnationalpark #BigBend #History
Image: U.S. Cavalry troops on horseback

 

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I love the history of this area in Texas. Any good book recommendations?

LOVE OUR BIG BEND!!

I'm in awe of the men and women who worked so hard so I may enjoy so much.

Me too, Dan Criswell, Me too! Different rules of engagement in those days for certain!

Faith Hille Barney Dishron Joey Dishron

By 1920 didn't cars exist....horses were out dated....lol

Where do I sign up?

Zoe Smith

Interesting

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