Black's Fort

Black's Fort (HMI8A)

Location: Bertram, TX 78605 Burnet County
Country: United States of America

N 30° 50.97', W 98° 4.697'

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Built as a defense against the Indians in 1851 by William Black (1815-1907) on land owned by him. In the stockade, constructed of cedar logs, sentries were kept on guard on moonlight nights. Guns and ammunition for public use were kept here. Abandoned in 1868.
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HM NumberHMI8A
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Marker Number9700
Year Placed1936
Placed ByThe State of Texas
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, October 23rd, 2014 at 11:20pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)14R E 588132 N 3413286
Decimal Degrees30.84950000, -98.07828333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 30° 50.97', W 98° 4.697'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds30° 50' 58.20" N, 98° 4' 41.82" W
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Area Code(s)512
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1194-1526 Co Rd 210A, Bertram TX 78605, US
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