Near Presidio in Presidio County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
Home of Ben Leaton
in Presidio County
In August 1848, Mr. Leaton acquired
the building and it has since
been known as Fort Leaton
Erected 1936 by State of Texas. (Marker Number 2525.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Agriculture • Forts and Castles. In addition, it is included in the Texas 1936 Centennial Markers and Monuments series list.
Location. Marker has been reported missing. It was located near 29° 32.568′ N, 104° 19.541′ W. Marker was near Presidio, Texas, in Presidio County. Marker could be reached from Farm to Market Road 170, 3˝ miles east of U.S. 67, on the right when traveling east. Marker is at Fort Leaton State Historic Site. Touch for map. Marker was in this post office area: Presidio TX 79845, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 3 other markers are within 14 miles of this location, measured as the crow flies. El Fortin de San Jose (a few steps from this marker); Captain Henry Skillman Approximate Site of Mission San Francisco de los Julimes (approx. 13.4 miles away).
Also see . . . Fort Leaton State Historic Site. Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (Submitted on November 6, 2012, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia.)
Credits. This page was last revised on October 18, 2023. It was originally submitted on November 4, 2012, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 517 times since then and 62 times this year. Last updated on October 17, 2023, by Jeff Leichsenring of Garland, Texas. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on November 4, 2012, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. 3. submitted on October 17, 2023, by Jeff Leichsenring of Garland, Texas. • James Hulse was the editor who published this page.