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Near Santa Anna in Coleman County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Route of Old Military Road

 
 
Route of Old Military Road Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, April 28, 2016
1. Route of Old Military Road Marker
Inscription. Opened in 1850s for supply trains and cavalry travel along line of U.S. forts from Belknap on the Brazos to Fort Mason and to Fort Clark near the Rio Grande.
     Along this road passed great men, including Col. Robert E. Lee, later (1861-65) general of Confederate forces in the Civil War.
 
Erected 1972 by Texas State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 4371.)
 
Location. 31° 43.872′ N, 99° 14.878′ W. Marker is near Santa Anna, Texas, in Coleman County. Marker is at the intersection of U.S. 267 and Farm to Market Road 567, on the right when traveling west on U.S. 267. Click for map. Marker is located at northwest corner of intersection. Marker is in this post office area: Santa Anna TX 76878, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Coleman County (approx. 3.6 miles away); John R. Banister (approx. 3.8 miles away); Emma Daugherty Banister (approx. 3.8 miles away); Santa Anna Cemetery (approx. 3.9 miles away); Thomas T. Perry (approx. 4.2 miles away); Stonemason T.T. Perry (approx.
Route of Old Military Road Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, April 28, 2016
2. Route of Old Military Road Marker
4.2 miles away); First Christian Church of Santa Anna (approx. 4.4 miles away); Santa Anna, C.S.A. (approx. 4.5 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Santa Anna.
 
More about this marker. Marker was installed at this location in 2014.
 
Categories. Forts, CastlesRoads & Vehicles
 
Marker at Intersection of US 267 and FM 567 image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, April 28, 2016
3. Marker at Intersection of US 267 and FM 567
View to northwest; marker at northwest corner of intersection
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 159 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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