Menard in Menard County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
Paso de la Santa Cruz
(Holy Cross Ford)
The Mission, 2 miles east, and the river ford were both named for the cross.
Erected 1965 by State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 3952.)
Location. 30° 55.447′ N, 99° 47.047′ W. Marker is in Menard, Texas, in Menard County. Marker is on Frisco Avenue (U.S. 83) near U.S. 190, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Menard TX 76859, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Frisco Depot (here, next to this marker); Welcome to Menard, Texas (a few steps from this marker); Presidio de San Luis de las Amarillas (within shouting distance of this marker); Menard County Memorial of Those Who Died (approx. half a mile away); Great Western Trail (approx. half a mile away); Oliver Prince Smith (approx. half a mile away); Menard County Courthouse (approx. half a mile away); Founding of the Santa Cruz de San Saba Mission (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Menard.
Also see . . . Mission San Saba. Mission referenced on marker. (Submitted on April 8, 2010, by Richard Denney of Austin, Texas.)
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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 828 times since then and 37 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on April 8, 2010, by Richard Denney of Austin, Texas. 2. submitted on April 19, 2010, by Gregory Walker of La Grange, Texas. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.