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Near Newcastle in Young County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Military Road (Fort Belknap - San Antonio)

 
 
Military Road (Fort Belknap - San Antonio) Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, March 23, 2016
1. Military Road (Fort Belknap - San Antonio) Marker
Inscription.

Past this Point Extended a
Military Road

Connecting Fort Belknap and San Antonio. Blazed in 1851 by Lieutenant Francis T. Bryan of the U.S. Army. Traveled by troops, supply trains and frontier settlers.
 
Erected 1936 by State of Texas. (Marker Number 3376.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Texas 1936 Centennial Markers and Monuments marker series.
 
Location. 33° 8.987′ N, 98° 44.479′ W. Marker is near Newcastle, Texas, in Young County. Marker can be reached from Farm to Market Road 61 south of Thompson Road. Click for map. Marker is located inside Fort Belknap park near the southern wall of the park grounds; the above directions are to the entrance of the park. Marker is in this post office area: Newcastle TX 76372, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Fort Belknap Memorial (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Colonel William C. Young (about 300 feet away); A Military Road (Fort Belknap - Fort Worth) (about 400 feet away); The Butterfield Overland Stages (about 400 feet away); Military Road (Fort Belknap - Fort Phantom Hill)
Military Road (Fort Belknap - San Antonio) Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, March 23, 2016
2. Military Road (Fort Belknap - San Antonio) Marker
(about 500 feet away); Tonkawa Scouts, C.S.A. (about 600 feet away); Major Robert S. Neighbors (about 600 feet away); Camp Belknap, C.S.A. (about 600 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Newcastle.
 
Categories. Roads & VehiclesWars, US Indian
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 214 times since then and 29 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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