Near Brackettville in Kinney County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
Oﬃcers Quarters 2-3 and 4
Ante-bellum Officers' Quarters Log Construction c.1854
has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United Sates Department of the Interior 1979
Erected 2007 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 13963.)
Location. 29° 18.382′ N, 100° 25.292′ W. Marker is near Brackettville, Texas, in Kinney County. Marker is at the intersection of Colony Row and Patton Drive, on Click for map. Marker is located on Fort Clark Springs in the Fort Clark National Register Historic District and accessible to the public. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2 Colony Row, Brackettville TX 78832, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Married Officers' Quarters 8-9 (within shouting distance of this marker); Officers' Row Quarters (within shouting distance of this marker); U.S. Army Unit Memorial (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Seminole-Negro Indian Scout Detachment (about 400 feet away); 2nd Cavalry Division at Fort Clark (about 400 feet away); Fort Clark Post Theater (about 500 feet away); Officers' Club Open Mess (about 600 feet away); 1873 Infantry Barracks (about 700 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Brackettville.
Regarding Officers Quarters 2-3 and 4. Quarters No. 2-3 and Quarters No. 4 were uniquely constructed of vertical posts and horizontal logs in 1854-55 by the United States Army and were the first permanent quarters for officers built on Fort Clark. Today, these quarters continue to fulfill their original intended purpose of family housing and are the oldest structures in the Fort Clark Historic District.
Killis P. Almond, Jr. noted in his
Also see . . . Friends of the Fort Clark Historic District. Guided tours, presentations and programs, genealogical and archival research assistance ... and much more. (Submitted on August 13, 2013, by William F Haenn of Fort Clark (Brackettville), Texas.)
Additional keywords. Army Architecture
Categories. • Forts, Castles • War, US Civil •
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