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Camp Verde in Kerr County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)

Site of Camp Verde

Site of Camp Verde Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By James Hulse, August 21, 2020
1. Site of Camp Verde Marker
Inscription.  Established as a frontier post by the United States Army, July 8, 1855. Headquarters in 1856 for 40 camels, sent by Secretary of War Jefferson Davis, to be used in a system of overland communication with the West, which proved impracticable. Surrendered to the Confederate government in 1861. Reoccupied in 1865 by the United States Army. Abandoned April 1, 1869.
Erected 1936 by the State of Texas. (Marker Number 4748.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: AnimalsSettlements & SettlersWar, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Texas 1936 Centennial Markers and Monuments series list. A significant historical date for this entry is April 1, 1869.
Location. 29° 53.428′ N, 99° 7.226′ W. Marker is in Camp Verde, Texas, in Kerr County. Marker is on Verde Creek Road, one mile west of Bandera Highway (State Highway 173), on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Center Point TX 78010, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. One Mile to Ruins of Camp Verde (approx. 0.9 miles away); Camps Verde C.S.A.
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(approx. 0.9 miles away); Penateka Comanches (approx. 0.9 miles away); Camp Verde General Store and Post Office (approx. one mile away); Bandera Pass (approx. 2.3 miles away); a different marker also named Bandera Pass (approx. 2.3 miles away); Center Point Cemetery (approx. 5.8 miles away); Wharton Cemetery (approx. 5.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Camp Verde.
Credits. This page was last revised on August 29, 2020. It was originally submitted on August 29, 2020, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas. This page has been viewed 312 times since then and 15 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on August 29, 2020, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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