Marathon in Brewster County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
Fort Peña Colorado (Red Rock)
Erected 1936 by the State of Texas. (Marker Number 2003.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Forts or Castles • Native Americans • Notable Places. In addition, it is included in the Comanche Trail into Mexico, and the Texas 1936 Centennial Markers and Monuments series lists.
Location. 30° 9.202′ N, 103° 17.258′ W. Marker is in Marathon, Texas, in Brewster County. Marker is on Post Road. Located in the parking lot of Fort Peña Colorado Park, south of Marathon. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Marathon TX 79842, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 7 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Chambers Hotel (approx. 4.4 miles away); The Gage Hotel (approx. 4.4 miles away); Albion E. Shepard House (approx. 4½ miles away); First School HouseMarathon (approx. 5.1 miles away); Los Caballos (approx. 6 miles away); Colonel Lewis Given Harman (approx. 6½ miles away).
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Also see . . . Camp Peña Colorado, Handbook of Texas Online. (Submitted on January 5, 2010, by Richard Denney of Austin, Texas.)
Credits. This page was last revised on August 27, 2020. It was originally submitted on January 5, 2010, by Richard Denney of Austin, Texas. This page has been viewed 1,899 times since then and 40 times this year. Last updated on May 14, 2014, by Richard Denney of Austin, Texas. Photos: 1. submitted on January 5, 2010, by Richard Denney of Austin, Texas. 2. submitted on October 19, 2019, by Brian Anderson of Atascocita, Texas. 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on January 5, 2010, by Richard Denney of Austin, Texas. 8. submitted on February 20, 2010, by Gregory Walker of La Grange, Texas. 9. submitted on June 5, 2012, by William F Haenn of Fort Clark (Brackettville), Texas. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.