Near Sheffield in Crockett County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
Ruins of Fort Lancaster
Erected 1936 by State of Texas. (Marker Number 4383.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the San Antonio-El Paso Road, and the Texas 1936 Centennial Markers and Monuments marker series.
Location. 30° 40.016′ N, 101° 41.782′ W. Marker is near Sheffield, Texas, in Crockett County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Ft Lancaster Road (U.S. US) and State Route 290, on the left when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is located at the base of the post flagpole on the parade grounds. Marker is in this post office area: Sheffield TX 79781, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 3 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Old Government Road (approx. 1.6 miles away); Howard's Well (approx. 1.6 miles away); The Chihuahua Trail and Escondido Water Hole (approx. 1.6 miles away).
Regarding Ruins of Fort Lancaster. Fort Lancaster is a Texas State Historic Site with a visitor's center and other facilities.
Also see . . . Fort Lancaster State Historic Site. (Submitted on December 2, 2014, by William F Haenn of Fort Clark (Brackettville), Texas.)
Categories. • Forts, Castles • Roads & Vehicles •
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William F Haenn of Fort Clark (Brackettville), Texas. This page has been viewed 212 times since then and 78 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. 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.