La Sal del Rey
Texas Historical Marker
 
The salt of the King

Directly to the north. Upon Spanish discovery, 1746, claimed for King, under old law that salt was money.

People of wide area got salt here. 1863-64 works aided Texas in the Civil War. Later disputes over La Sal del Rey established Texas laws for private ownership of minerals.

 
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