Details for Enchanted Rock (Atlas Number 5171010035)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5171010035


Marker Number 10035
Atlas Number 5171010035
Marker Title Enchanted Rock
Index Entry Enchanted Rock
City Fredericksburg
County Gillespie
UTM Zone 14
UTM Easting 517359
UTM Northing 3373885
Subject Codes geology; mountains and mountain passes; Native Americans
Marker Year 1936
Marker Location at the gazebo at entrance to Nature Trail system in Enchanted Rock State Park; from Fredericksburg, take RR 965 north 20 miles
Marker Size 1936 Centennial - Subject Marker (gray granite)
Marker Text From its summit, in the fall of 1841, Captain John C. Hays, while surrounded by comanche Indians who cut him off from his ranging company, repulsed the whole band and inflicted upon them such heavy losses that they fled.