Near Menard in Menard County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
Site of Fort McKavett
Erected 1936 by State of Texas Highway Department. (Marker Number 4795.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Texas 1936 Centennial Markers and Monuments marker series.
Location. 30° 49.483′ N, 100° 6.646′ W. Marker is near Menard, Texas, in Menard County. Marker is at the intersection of Railroad 864 and Ranch to Market Road 1674, on the right when traveling south on Railroad 864. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Menard TX 76859, United States of America.
Also see . . . Edith Grierson. The young girl pictured in the Dead House information display photo is Edith Grierson. "..Edith Grierson, daughter of the post commander Benjamin Grierson, tragically passed away in the upstairs bedroom of Officers’ Quarters 1 on September 9, 1878, a victim of typhoid fever. Her ghost has been spotted by several guests.." (Submitted on May 1, 2010, by Richard Denney of Austin, Texas.)
Categories. • Forts, Castles • Military • Wars, US Indian •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 18, 2010, by Gregory Walker of La Grange, Texas. This page has been viewed 784 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on April 18, 2010, by Gregory Walker of La Grange, Texas. 5, 6. submitted on April 30, 2010, by Richard Denney of Austin, Texas. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.