Marathon in Brewster County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
Fort Peņa Colorado (Red Rock)
Erected 1936 by the State of Texas. (Marker Number 2003.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Comanche Trail into Mexico, and the Texas 1936 Centennial Markers and Monuments marker series.
Location. 30° 9.202′ N, 103° 17.258′ W. Marker is in Marathon, Texas, in Brewster County. Marker is on Post Road. Click for map. Located in the parking lot of Fort Peņa Colorado Park, south of Marathon. Marker is in this post office area: Marathon TX 79842, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 6 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Chambers Hotel (approx. 4.4 miles away); The Gage Hotel (approx. 4.4 miles away); First School House (approx. 4.6 miles away); Marathon (approx. 5.1 miles away); Los Caballos (approx. 6 miles away); Colonel Lewis Given Harman (approx. 6.5 miles away).
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker.
Also see . . .
1. Comanche Springs, Fort Stockton. Site of another watering hole (Submitted on January 5, 2010, by Richard Denney of Austin, Texas.)
2. Camp Peņa Colorado, Handbook of Texas Online. (Submitted on January 5, 2010, by Richard Denney of Austin, Texas.)
Categories. • Forts, Castles • Native Americans • Notable Places •
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Richard Denney of Austin, Texas. This page has been viewed 1,668 times since then and 48 times this year. Last updated on , by Richard Denney of Austin, Texas. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on , by Richard Denney of Austin, Texas. 7. submitted on , by Gregory Walker of La Grange, Texas. 8. submitted on , by William F Haenn of Fort Clark (Brackettville), Texas. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.