Near Newcastle in Young County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
Old Fort Belknap Powder Magazine
Erected 1962. (Marker Number 3729.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Forts and Castles • Wars, US Indian. A significant historical year for this entry is 1852.
Location. 33° 9.095′ N, 98° 44.446′ W. Marker is near Newcastle, Texas, in Young County. Marker can be reached from Farm to Market Road 61 south of Thompson Road. Marker is located inside Fort Belknap park mounted on the front wall of the magazine building; the above directions are to the entrance of the park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Newcastle TX 76372, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Camp Belknap, C.S.A. (within shouting distance Major Robert S. Neighbors (within shouting distance of this marker); Fort Belknap (within shouting distance of this marker); Tonkawa Scouts, C.S.A. (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Colonel William C. Young (about 300 feet away); Fort Belknap Memorial (about 400 feet away); The Butterfield Overland Stages (about 500 feet away); Military Road (Fort Belknap - Fort Phantom Hill) (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Newcastle.
Also see . . . Fort Belknap. From the Texas State Historical Association’s “Handbook of Texas Online”. (Submitted on April 2, 2016.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on April 2, 2016, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 420 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on April 2, 2016, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.