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 7 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Frisco Depot (here, next to this marker); "The Ditch" (approx. half a mile away); Arroyo de Juan Lorenzo (approx. 0.8 miles away); Real Presidio de San Saba (approx. one mile away); Great Western Trail (approx. 1.5 miles away); Site of Mission Santa Cruz de San Saba (approx. 3 miles away); Pegleg Crossing on the San Saba (approx. 11.6 miles away).
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 783 times since then and 64 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.