Site of Fort Stockton

Site of Fort Stockton (HM1L3C)

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

N 30° 52.942', W 102° 52.758'

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Established on the Comanche Trail, March 23, 1859, as a protection to the San Antonio-San Diego mail route. Named in honor of Commodore Robert Field Stockton, 1795-1866, who captured California for the United States. A stage stand on the San Diego Line, 1858-1861. Evacuated by Federal troops during the Civil War. Reoccupied July, 1867. Permanently abandoned June 30, 1886.
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HM NumberHM1L3C
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Marker Number4798
Year Placed1936
Placed ByState of Texas
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, June 15th, 2015 at 10:03am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)13R E 702725 N 3418491
Decimal Degrees30.88236667, -102.87930000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 30° 52.942', W 102° 52.758'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds30° 52' 56.52" N, 102° 52' 45.48" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)432
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 400-498 S Main St, Fort Stockton TX 79735, US
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