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House passes bill to add fort from Mexican-American war to Palo Alto Battlefield NHP

AMERON COUNTY, Texas (ValleyCentral) — Remnants of a fort associated with the Mexican-American War could soon be added to the Palo Alto Battlefield National Historical Park.

On Tuesday, the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 268, which alters the boundaries of Palo Alto National Historical Park to include areas that once contained Fort Brown, a military fort used during the Mexican-American War.

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