Castroville in Medina County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
General Wool and the Chihuahua Road
Erected 2014 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 17849.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Roads & Vehicles • War, Mexican-American. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #12 Zachary Taylor series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1846.
Location. 29° 21.376′ N, 98° 52.743′ W. Marker is in CastrovilleTouch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Castroville TX 78009, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Alsatians of Texas (here, next to this marker); St. Louis Day (within shouting distance of this marker); St. Louis Catholic Church (within shouting distance of this marker); St. Louis Church (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Moye (about 700 feet away); First County Courthouse (about 800 feet away); Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Site of the Homestead of Henri Castro (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Castroville.
Also see . . . Wool, John Ellis - The Handbook of Texas Online. Texas State Historical Association (TSHA) (Submitted on February 21, 2019, by Brian Anderson of Atascocita, Texas.)
Credits. This page was last revised on August 10, 2021. It was originally submitted on February 21, 2019, by Brian Anderson of Atascocita, Texas. This page has been viewed 172 times since then and 39 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on February 21, 2019, by Brian Anderson of Atascocita, Texas. 2, 3. submitted on August 10, 2021, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas.