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Fort Stockton in Pecos County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Fort Stockton Officers' Quarters

 
 
Fort Stockton Officers' Quarters Marker image. Click for full size.
By William F Haenn, August 27, 2013
1. Fort Stockton Officers' Quarters Marker
Inscription.  When Fort Stockton was rebuilt in 1867 to protect the route to El Paso, seven homes were erected for officers' families. Built with rock foundations and thick adobe walls, the structures faced the parade ground. Nearby were located corrals, carriage stalls, and other outbuildings. The houses were used by Officers' families until the fort closed in 1886. Three of the residences remain standing.
Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1966

 
Erected 1966 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 2022.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Forts or CastlesWars, US Indian. In addition, it is included in the San Antonio-El Paso Road series list.
 
Location. 30° 53.312′ N, 102° 52.581′ W. Marker is in Fort Stockton, Texas, in Pecos County. Marker can be reached from North Williams Street north of East 4th Street, on the right when traveling south. Marker is on the grounds of the Fort Stockton historic site operated by the City of
Fort Stockton Officers' Quarters and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William F Haenn, August 27, 2013
2. Fort Stockton Officers' Quarters and Marker
Fort Stockton. The marker is a short walk from the fort museum. 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. Fort Stockton Guard House (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Hovey School (approx. 0.2 miles away); St. Stephen's Episcopal Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); O. W. Williams (approx. 0.2 miles away); Site of Comanche Springs (approx. ¼ mile away); Old Fort Cemetery (approx. ¼ mile away); Koehler's Saloon and Store (approx. 0.3 miles away); Grey Mule Saloon (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fort Stockton.
 
Also see . . .  Historic Fort Stockton. (Submitted on March 24, 2015.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 6, 2019. It was originally submitted on March 24, 2015, by William F Haenn of Fort Clark (Brackettville), Texas. This page has been viewed 369 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 24, 2015, by William F Haenn of Fort Clark (Brackettville), Texas. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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