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Menard in Menard County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

NW Bastion

Presidio de San Saba

 
 
NW Bastion Marker image. Click for full size.
By TeamOHE, December 25, 2018
1. NW Bastion Marker
Inscription.  

It is believed that this bastion was filled with earth nearly to the top to support cannons. The crenelated top is a 1937 interpretation.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraForts and Castles.
 
Location. 30° 55.367′ N, 99° 48.117′ W. Marker is in Menard, Texas, in Menard County. Marker is on Presidio Road, on the left when traveling south. The marker is on the grounds of the Presidio de San Saba County Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Menard TX 76859, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. VIP Quarters (a few steps from this marker); Presidio de San Sabá (within shouting distance of this marker); Restoration and Reconstruction (within shouting distance of this marker); Real Presidio de San Saba (within shouting distance of this marker); Livestock Corral (within shouting distance of this marker); Welcome To Menard (within shouting distance of this marker); Turning Point for Spain in Texas (within
NW Bastion Marker image. Click for full size.
By TeamOHE, December 25, 2018
2. NW Bastion Marker
shouting distance of this marker); Plaza (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Menard.
 
Presidio de San Saba image. Click for full size.
By TeamOHE, December 25, 2018
3. Presidio de San Saba
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 4, 2021. It was originally submitted on January 3, 2021, by TeamOHE of Wauseon, Ohio. This page has been viewed 38 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on January 3, 2021, by TeamOHE of Wauseon, Ohio. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.
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