Ruins of Camp Colorado

Ruins of Camp Colorado (HM1S5K)

Location: Santa Anna, TX 76878 Coleman County
Country: United States of America

N 31° 52.965', W 99° 15.915'

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Originally established on the Colorado River by the United States Army as a protection for the frontier against hostile Indians

Moved in August, 1856, to this site

Abandoned by Federal troops February 26, 1861

The site became the property in 1870 of Henry Sackett (1851 - 1928), who built his home here in 1879

From here he, with Maltby's Rangers, in 1874, pursued the bands of Big Foot and Jape, Comanche chiefs, and defeated them
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HM NumberHM1S5K
Series This marker is part of the Texas 1936 Centennial Markers and Monuments series
Marker Number4381
Year Placed1936
Placed ByState of Texas
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, May 10th, 2016 at 9:01pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)14R E 474913 N 3527470
Decimal Degrees31.88275000, -99.26525000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 31° 52.965', W 99° 15.915'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds31° 52' 57.9" N, 99° 15' 54.9" W
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Area Code(s)325
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near Co Rd 140, Santa Anna TX 76878, US
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