Near Fredericksburg in Gillespie County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
Erected 1986 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 10096.)
Location. 30° 13.524′ N, 98° 48.569′ W. Marker is near Fredericksburg, Texas, in Gillespie County. Marker is on U.S. 290, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Located in a rest area 5.2 miles east of Fredericksburg. Marker is in this post office area: Fredericksburg TX 78624, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Easter Fires (approx. 1.6 miles away); Site of Fort Martin Scott (approx. 2.8 miles away); Luckenbach (approx. 4½ miles Walch Home (approx. 4.7 miles away); Nimitz Hotel (approx. 4.7 miles away); Main Mast from Destroyer USS Foote (DD-511) (approx. 4.8 miles away); Fairwater of USS Pintado (SS-387) (approx. 4.8 miles away); Early History of Fredericksburg, Texas (approx. 4.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fredericksburg.
Also see . . .
1. Historical marker for San Saba Presidio. The terminus of the Pinta Trail was the San Saba Mission and Presidio, both on the San Saba River in what is now Menard, Texas. (Submitted on October 11, 2013, by Richard Denney of Austin, Texas.)
2. Pinta Trail article, Handbook of Texas Online. (Submitted on February 16, 2014, 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 March 21, 2010, by Steve Gustafson of Lufkin, Texas. This page has been viewed 1,477 times since then and 234 times this year. Last updated on October 11, 2013, by Richard Denney of Austin, Texas. Photos: 1. submitted on March 21, 2010, by Steve Gustafson of Lufkin, Texas. 2, 3, 4. submitted on February 16, 2014, by Richard Denney of Austin, Texas. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.