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Kerrville in Kerr County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

One Mile to Ruins of Camp Verde

 
 
Camp Verde Marker image. Click for full size.
By Gregory Walker, July 10, 2015
1. Camp Verde Marker
Inscription. Established as a frontier post by the United States Army, July 8, 1855. Headquarters in 1856 for 40 camels sent by Secretary of War Jefferson Davis to be used in a system of overland communication with the West, which proved impracticable. Surrendered to the Confederate government in 1861. Reoccupied in 1865 by the United States Army. Abandoned April, 1, 1869.
 
Erected 1936 by The State of Texas. (Marker Number 4748.)
 
Location. 29° 53.595′ N, 99° 6.308′ W. Marker is in Kerrville, Texas, in Kerr County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Bandera Highway (State Highway 173) and East Verde Creek Road, on the left when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is in picnic area of Camp Verde Park. Marker is at or near this postal address: 285 E Verde Cr Rd, Center Point TX 78010, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 3 other markers are within 13 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Penateka Comanches (a few steps from this marker); Bandera Pass (approx. 2.4 miles away); Treue Der Union Monument (approx. 12.6 miles away).
 
Also see . . .
1. Camp Verde article in Handbook of Texas Online. (Submitted on April 1, 2016, by Gregory Walker of La Grange, Texas.)
Location of Camp Verde Marker image. Click for full size.
By Gregory Walker, July 10, 2015
2. Location of Camp Verde Marker

2. Second Camp Verde article in Handbook of Texas Online. (Submitted on April 1, 2016, by Gregory Walker of La Grange, Texas.)
 
Categories. Forts, CastlesWar, US Civil
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Gregory Walker of La Grange, Texas. This page has been viewed 274 times since then and 33 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Gregory Walker of La Grange, Texas. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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