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

Bandera Pass

 
 
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By Bill Royal, November 7, 2009
1. Bandera Pass Marker
Inscription.  Celebrated Indian pass known from the earliest days of Spanish settlement · Identified with many a frontier fight and many a hostile inroad · Old ranger trail from the Medina to the Guadalupe River and the United States Army route between frontier posts followed this route through the mountains
 
Erected 1936 by State of Texas. (Marker Number 293.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: MilitaryNative AmericansRoads & Vehicles. In addition, it is included in the Texas 1936 Centennial Markers and Monuments series list.
 
Location. 29° 51.542′ N, 99° 6.338′ W. Marker is in Bandera, Texas, in Bandera County. Marker is on Hwy 173, 10.6 miles north of SR 16, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Bandera TX 78003, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A different marker also named Bandera Pass (a few steps from this marker); Site of Camp Verde (approx. 2.3 miles away); One Mile to Ruins of Camp Verde
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By Steve Henderson, November 20, 2010
2. Bandera Pass Marker
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(approx. 2.4 miles away); Penateka Comanches (approx. 2.4 miles away); Camps Verde C.S.A. (approx. 2.4 miles away); Camp Verde General Store and Post Office (approx. 2.4 miles away); Center Point Cemetery (approx. 6.6 miles away); N.O. Reynolds (approx. 6.7 miles away).
 
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By Bill Royal, November 7, 2009
3. Site of Bandera Pass Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 27, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 11, 2009, by Bill Royal of Sun City Ctr, Florida. This page has been viewed 3,246 times since then and 197 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on November 11, 2009, by Bill Royal of Sun City Ctr, Florida.   2. submitted on November 21, 2010, by Steve Henderson of Marble Falls, Texas.   3. submitted on November 11, 2009, by Bill Royal of Sun City Ctr, Florida. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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