Menard in Menard County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
Arroyo de Juan Lorenzo
Stone to build Presidio was quarried from bluffs along the creek, and deep banks let hostile Indians approach undiscovered, to attack the Presidio, half a mile to the southwest.
Erected 1964 by State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 14381.)
Location. 30° 55.507′ N, 99° 47.833′ W. Marker is in Menard, Texas, in Menard County. Marker is on U.S. 190 0.8 miles west of Frisco Avenue (Route 83). Touch for map. At the Celery Creek Bridge, near the entrance to the Menard Country Club. Marker is in this post office area: Menard TX 76859, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 7 other markers are within 13 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Real Presidio de San Saba (approx. 0.3 miles away); Frisco Depot (approx. 0.8 miles away); Paso de la Santa Cruz (approx. 0.8 miles away); "The Ditch" (approx. 0.9 miles away); Great Western Trail (approx. 1.8 miles away); Site of Mission Santa Cruz de San Saba (approx. 3.7 miles away); Pegleg Crossing on the San Saba (approx. 12.4 miles away).
Also see . . . Real Presido de San Saba. (Submitted on April 8, 2010, by Richard Denney of Austin, Texas.)
Categories. • Exploration • Forts, Castles • Hispanic Americans • Native Americans • Notable Events • Notable Persons • Notable Places •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 8, 2010, by Richard Denney of Austin, Texas. This page has been viewed 1,141 times since then and 63 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on April 8, 2010, by Richard Denney of Austin, Texas. 2, 3. submitted on April 19, 2010, by Gregory Walker of La Grange, Texas. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.