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Simon, You do our readers a kind service by giving us the history of the property. Thanks
This is an emotional photo. My Grandfather Paul M. Wofford built most of this homestead back in the 60′s when he and my Grandmother, Hazel Rebecca Wofford lived there. They had a road side cafe, gift shop, motel, and of course the Rock Shop. I remember the hot summer days running underneath the hot tin roofs to get out of the West Texas sun. I even remember all the rusty nails that held up so much of this little piece of earthly heaven.
God has mysterious ways and I am sure both my Grandparents held hands in Heaven as they watched the fires leap from cinder to cinder.
Leaving Marfa in the eighties cut there physical ties, but memories still linger. I can only pray that the devastation ends soon and let God’s grace shine through the smoke and ashes. The West Texas Mountains shall stand and prairies will once again bloom.