Leakey in Real County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
Site of McLaurin Massacre
(Last Indian Raid in Frio Canyon)
Erected 1968 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 4831.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Notable Events • Settlements & Settlers • Wars, US Indian. A significant historical month for this entry is April 1608.
Location. 29° 48.76′ N, 99° 46.476′ W. Marker is in Leakey, Texas, in Real County. Marker is on Ranch Road 336 north of McClure Crossing, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Leakey TX 78873, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are Leakey School (approx. 5.8 miles away); Leakey Methodist Church (approx. 5.8 miles away); Leakey Church of Christ (approx. 5.9 miles away); John Leakey (approx. 6 miles away); Real County (approx. 6 miles away); Real County Courthouse (approx. 6 miles away); a different marker also named Real County (approx. 6 miles away); Leakey Cemetery (approx. 6.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Leakey.
More about this marker. Current marker placed in 2004 to replace original
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Also see . . . Conflict on the Frio. An article on the McLaurin Massacre by Linda Kirkpatrick. (Submitted on November 13, 2009.)
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