Near Santa Anna in Coleman County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
Route of Old Military Road
Opened in 1850s for supply trains and cavalry travel along line of U.S. forts from Belknap on the Brazos to Fort Mason and to Fort Clark near the Rio Grande.
Along this road passed great men, including Col. Robert E. Lee, later (1861-65) general of Confederate forces in the Civil War.
Erected 1972 by State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 4371.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Forts and Castles • Roads & Vehicles • War, US Civil.
Location. 31° 43.872′ N, 99° 14.878′ W. Marker is near Santa Anna, Texas, in Coleman County. Marker is at the intersection of U.S. 267 and Farm to Market Road 567, on the right when traveling west on U.S. 267. Marker is located at northwest corner of intersection. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Santa Anna TX 76878, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Coleman County (approx. 3.6 miles away); John R. Banister (approx. 3.8 miles away); Emma Daugherty Banister (approx. 3.8 miles away); Santa Anna Cemetery (approx. 3.9 miles away); Thomas T. Perry (approx. 4.2 miles away); Stonemason T.T. Perry (approx. 4.2 miles away); First Christian Church of Santa Anna (approx. 4.4 miles away); Santa Anna, C.S.A. (approx. 4½ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Santa Anna.
More about this marker. Marker was installed at this location in 2014.
Additional keywords. Lost Cause propaganda; Neo-Confederate propaganda; white nationalist propaganda
Credits. This page was last revised on September 7, 2021. It was originally submitted on May 4, 2016, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 552 times since then and 89 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on May 4, 2016, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.