4. Rancho De Carricitos


The exact spot of the first skirmish of the U.S.- Mexican War may never be known, but a marker commemorating the event can be found on HWY 281, about 25 miles west of Brownsville.

Extensions

400- Introduction to Rancho de Carricitos 401- Where is Carricitos?
402- Skirmish overview
403- Was it American soil?
404- Impact of the skirmish
405- Directions to Palo Alto