Brackettville in Kinney County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 2001
Erected 2001 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 12735.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings. A significant historical year for this entry is 1885.
Location. 29° 18.858′ N, 100° 25.089′ W. Marker is in Brackettville, Texas, in Kinney County. Marker is at the intersection of El Paso Street and James Street, on the left when traveling west on El Paso Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Brackettville TX 78832, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distanceCatholic Church (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Fort Clark, CSA (approx. 0.2 miles away); Partrick Building (approx. 0.2 miles away); Kinney County Courthouse (approx. 0.2 miles away); Kinney County Jail (approx. 0.2 miles away); Carver School Grounds (approx. 0.2 miles away); Las Moras Masonic Lodge Building (approx. 0.2 miles away); Montalvo House (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Brackettville.
Regarding Filippone Building. The Filippone Building was also used briefly as the high shool classroom for Brackettville's Black Seminole community in the early 1940s. Today the building houses the Kinney County Heritage Museum which is operated by the Kinney County Historical Commission and open to the public on the second and fourth Saturdays of every month from 1-4PM. The site is owned and maintained by Kinney County.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on May 6, 2012, by William F Haenn of Fort Clark (Brackettville), Texas. This page has been viewed 1,170 times since then and 54 times this year. Last updated on May 17, 2012, by William F Haenn of Fort Clark (Brackettville), Texas. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on May 6, 2012, by William F Haenn of Fort Clark (Brackettville), Texas. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.