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Bandera in Bandera County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Bandera County

 
 
Bandera County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Larry D. Moore, May 23, 2018
1. Bandera County Marker
Inscription. A strategic Indian point in early days. Rangers and Comanches struggled here in 1843. In 1854 Elder Lyman Wight settled Mormon colony. In 1855 Poles settled here. From early days a part of Bexar County, created and organized in 1856

Bandera, the county seat founded by John James, Charles de Montel and John Herndon in 1853
 
Erected 1936 by Texas Highway Department. (Marker Number 290.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Texas 1936 Centennial Markers and Monuments marker series.
 
Location. 29° 43.783′ N, 99° 3.944′ W. Marker is in Bandera, Texas, in Bandera County. Marker is at the intersection of State Highway 16 and Old San Antonio Road, on the right when traveling south on State Highway 16. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Bandera TX 78003, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Bandera County Courthouse (approx. half a mile away); Camp Montel C.S.A. / Texas Civil War Frontier Defense (approx. half a mile away); Old Huffmeyer Store (approx. half a mile away); Old Texas Ranger Trail (approx. half
Bandera County Marker Area image. Click for full size.
By Larry D. Moore, May 23, 2018
2. Bandera County Marker Area
a mile away); Captain Jack Phillips (approx. half a mile away); Bandera Pass (approx. 9.3 miles away); One Mile to Ruins of Camp Verde (approx. 11.6 miles away); Penateka Comanches (approx. 11.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bandera.
 
Categories. Political Subdivisions
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 25, 2018. This page originally submitted on May 23, 2018, by Larry D. Moore of Del Valle, Texas. This page has been viewed 47 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 23, 2018, by Larry D. Moore of Del Valle, Texas. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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