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Chasing Quicksilver History in Beautiful Big Bend

October 15, 2017 | By Matt Joyce

The Big Bend’s desert mountains are like magnets for modern nomads seeking isolation and adventure. But the region’s wide-open wilderness hasn’t always been valued as a haven for escape and personal renewal.

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