Marker Logo HMdb.org THE HISTORICAL
MARKER DATABASE
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Near Sabinal in Uvalde County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Captain John Coffee Hays

 
 
Captain John Coffee Hays Marker image. Click for full size.
By William F Haenn, April 15, 2013
1. Captain John Coffee Hays Marker
Inscription.
In this vicinity
June 24, 1841, Captain John Coffee Hays and his Company of 16 Rangers assisted by thirty Mexicans under Captain Flores encountered ten Comanche Indians Killed eight and captured the other two None of the Rangers were killed and but one wounded
 
Erected 1936 by State of Texas. (Marker Number 721.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Texas 1936 Centennial Markers and Monuments marker series.
 
Location. 29° 30.762′ N, 99° 30.264′ W. Marker is near Sabinal, Texas, in Uvalde County. Marker is on Ranch to Market Road 187 14 miles north of U.S. 90, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Utopia TX 78884, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 3 other markers are within 14 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Sabinal Methodist Church (approx. 13.7 miles away); Sabinal (approx. 13.7 miles away); Site of Camp Sabinal (approx. 13.8 miles away).
 
More about this marker. One of the large granite "Star and Wreath" type monument markers placed over 75 years ago by the State of Texas during the state's centennial year of 1936. Regrettably the "star" has
Captain John Coffee Hays Marker Site image. Click for full size.
By William F Haenn, April 15, 2013
2. Captain John Coffee Hays Marker Site
been stolen from this marker.
 
Categories. Heroes
 
Captain John Coffee Hays image. Click for full size.
circa 1850
3. Captain John Coffee Hays
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 16, 2013, by William F Haenn of Fort Clark (Brackettville), Texas. This page has been viewed 412 times since then and 70 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 16, 2013, by William F Haenn of Fort Clark (Brackettville), Texas. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
Paid Advertisement