Fort Stockton Guard House

Fort Stockton Guard House (HM12AJ)

Location: Fort Stockton, TX 79735 Pecos County
Country: United States of America

N 30° 53.215', W 102° 52.574'

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Founded in 1859, Fort Stockton was abandoned during the Civil War and reestablished in 1867, when this guard house was built. Stone for the structure was quarried locally. The lumber was hauled from Indianola by oxcart. The Guard House consisted of a room with arm and leg irons, a dungeon for solitary confinement, and quarters for guards. It was abandoned in 1886
Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1966
HM NumberHM12AJ
Marker Number2021
Year Placed1966
Placed ByTexas Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, September 5th, 2014 at 11:05am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)13R E 703008 N 3419001
Decimal Degrees30.88691667, -102.87623333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 30° 53.215', W 102° 52.574'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds30° 53' 12.90" N, 102° 52' 34.44" W
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Area Code(s)432
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 301-359 E 2nd St, Fort Stockton TX 79735, US
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