About UvaldeKnown as Encina 1855-56 and renamed in honor of Spanish Army general Juan de Ugalde, Uvalde once was the domain of notorious frontier sheriff and outlaw, J. King Fisher. A more respectable resident was John Nance Garner, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt's first- and second-term vice president. After serving two terms in office, Garner returned to Uvalde, where he died at age 98.
Visitor Centers Uvalde Convention and Visitors Bureau 300 E. Main St. Uvalde, TX 78801. Phone:(830)278-4115 or (800)588-2533
Things to Do Briscoe-Garner Museum
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