Near Newcastle in Young County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
Camp Belknap, C.S.A.
Erected 1963 by State of Texas. (Marker Number 649.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Forts and Castles • War, US Civil • Wars, US Indian. A significant historical year for this entry is 1861.
Location. 33° 9.084′ N, 98° 44.427′ 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 near the entrance; the 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. Major Robert S. Neighbors (a few steps from this marker); Fort Belknap (within shouting distance of this marker); Old Fort Belknap Powder Magazine (within shouting distance of this marker); Colonel William C. Young (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Fort Belknap Memorial (about 300 feet away); Tonkawa Scouts, C.S.A. (about 400 feet away); The Butterfield Overland Stages (about 400 feet away); A Military Road (Fort Belknap - Fort Worth) (about 500 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 512 times since then and 63 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on April 2, 2016, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.