Fort Stockton in Pecos County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
Fort Stockton Guard House
Erected 1966 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 2021.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Forts or Castles. In addition, it is included in the San Antonio-El Paso Road series list.
Location. 30° 53.217′ N, 102° 52.573′ W. Marker is in Fort Stockton, Texas, in Pecos County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of North Rooney Street and East 3rd Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Fort Stockton TX 79735, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. St. Stephen's Episcopal Church (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Hovey SchoolO. W. Williams (about 500 feet away); Fort Stockton Officers' Quarters (about 600 feet away); Site of Comanche Springs (about 600 feet away); Koehler's Saloon and Store (approx. 0.2 miles away); Grey Mule Saloon (approx. 0.3 miles away); Annie Riggs Hotel (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fort Stockton.
More about this marker. Historic Fort Stockton is located on the east side of town and consists of original and reconstructed military buildings. Today the site includes Officers' Row, Guardhouse, Enlisted Men's Barracks, and the Parade Grounds. There is a Visitor's Center on the east side of the parade grounds.
Credits. This page was last revised on October 6, 2019. It was originally submitted on June 19, 2012, by William F Haenn of Fort Clark (Brackettville), Texas. This page has been viewed 494 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on October 6, 2019, by Brian Anderson of Atascocita, Texas. 2, 3. submitted on June 19, 2012, by William F Haenn of Fort Clark (Brackettville), Texas. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.