“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers in Maverick County, Texas

Clickable Map of Maverick County, Texas and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> Maverick County, TX (8) Dimmit County, TX (5) Kinney County, TX (39) Uvalde County, TX (65) Webb County, TX (35) Zavala County, TX (8)  MaverickCounty(8) Maverick County (8)  DimmitCounty(5) Dimmit County (5)  KinneyCounty(39) Kinney County (39)  UvaldeCounty(65) Uvalde County (65)  WebbCounty(35) Webb County (35)  ZavalaCounty(8) Zavala County (8)
Eagle Pass is the county seat for Maverick County
Adjacent to Maverick County, Texas
      Dimmit County (5)  
      Kinney County (39)  
      Uvalde County (65)  
      Webb County (35)  
      Zavala County (8)  
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1 Texas, Maverick County, Eagle Pass — 1326 — Eagle Pass C.S.A.
(front) A major terminus of the Cotton Road, customhouse and Confederate port of entry into Mexico 1863-65 when Union forces held lower Rio Grande. Cotton was "lifeblood of the South," Texas its lifeline and storehouse west of the . . . Map (db m111472) HM
2 Texas, Maverick County, Eagle Pass — 1327 — Eagle Pass Coal Mines
Although the Indian, Spanish, and early anglo-American inhabitants knew of this area's large bituminous coal deposits, commercial mining did not begin until 1885, when F. H. Hartz opened a hillside mine near the Rio Grande. For a time, it was the . . . Map (db m121588) HM
3 Texas, Maverick County, Eagle Pass — 1328 — Eagle Pass Post Office
The first Eagle Pass Post Office opened in 1849, the same year Fort Duncan was established. The post office changed locations several times before 1912, when this building, designed by U.S. Postal Service supervising architect James K. Taylor, was . . . Map (db m195552) HM
4 Texas, Maverick County, Eagle Pass — 14217 — Fort Duncan
Established by Captain S. Burbank, first U.S. Infantry, March 27, 1849 as a protection to western communication. Garrisoned by Federal troops until March 20, 1861 and since 1868. Now known as Camp Eagle PassMap (db m221017) HM
5 Texas, Maverick County, Eagle Pass — 1979 — Fort Duncan
Established March 27, 1849, by Capt. Sidney Burbank with companies A, B, and F, First U.S. Infantry. Name honors Col. James Duncan, a hero of the Mexican War. Fort served as frontier outpost near trail of California emigrants; base of . . . Map (db m221015) HM
6 Texas, Maverick County, Eagle Pass — 1980 — Fort Duncan Infantry Barracks
Built about 1868, soon after the U.S. Army's post-Civil War reoccupation of Fort Duncan, this building played a part in aviation history when the first military cross-country flight, from Fort McIntosh in Laredo, landed here in 1911. By 1932 the . . . Map (db m221081) HM
7 Texas, Maverick County, Eagle Pass — 3260 — Maverick County
Created Feb. 2, 1856, from Kinney county. Organized July 13, 1871. Named for Texas Revolution veteran, signer of declaration of Independence, Texas Legislator Samuel A. Maverick (1803-1870). The county centers in an area of dairies, farming, . . . Map (db m111452) HM
8 Texas, Maverick County, Eagle Pass — 3261 — Maverick County Courthouse
A landmark of the Texas-Mexico border area. Built 1884-85, during term of county Judge Thomas Lamb, on site chosen by citizens' committee, who donated $800 toward purchase of land from R.E. Moffit. Architects: Wahrenberger and Beckman, San . . . Map (db m111469) HM
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Oct. 3, 2023