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    Marfa, the county seat of Presidio County, is at the junction of US Highway 90 and 67 in the northeastern part of the county. It was established … Read More
    Marfa, the county seat of Presidio County, is at the junction of US Highway 90 and 67 in the northeastern part of the county. It was established in 1883 as a water stop and freight headquarters for the Galveston, Harrisburg and San Antonio Railway. Up until the 1970s the town was best known as the location for the James Dean film “The Giant.” Fittingly named after a character in a novel, Marfa has a history of attracting creative spirits. In 1971, sculptor Donald Judd moved to Marfa from New York City, intent on working and installing his art and that of his contemporaries permanently in the town. He bought the military base and other buildings, sparking the cultural renaissance that continues today. In addition to Judd’s artistic legacy, new galleries have popped up, along with noteworthy restaurants, wellregarded performance venues, and lodging for visitors that runs from the historical to the quirky. With a mere population of around 2,100, Marfa has been called one of the best small towns in America but it is by no means sleepy one. Project done together with Bonnie Poon Read Less
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