Marathon in Brewster County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
Fort Peña 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. Touch for map. Located in the parking lot of Fort Peña 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. 6½ 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 Peña 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 was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 5, 2010, by Richard Denney of Austin, Texas. This page has been viewed 1,722 times since then and 102 times this year. Last updated on May 14, 2014, by Richard Denney of Austin, Texas. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on January 5, 2010, by Richard Denney of Austin, Texas. 7. submitted on February 20, 2010, by Gregory Walker of La Grange, Texas. 8. submitted on June 5, 2012, by William F Haenn of Fort Clark (Brackettville), Texas. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.