Details for Reichenau Gap (Atlas Number 5267004238)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5267004238


Marker Number 4238
Atlas Number 5267004238
Marker Title Reichenau Gap
Index Entry Reichenau Gap
City London
County Kimble
UTM Zone 14
UTM Easting 443650
UTM Northing 3391303
Subject Codes geology; mountains and mountain passes
Marker Year 1966
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location 1.5 miles SW of London on US 377
Marker Size 14" x 24"
Marker Text For more than 100 years, travelers followed road from Mason to Junction through this pass. Named for Adolph A. Reichenau, a German emigrant who settled near pass in 1860 as an early landholder in nearby Big Saline Valley. He moved in 1866 because of Indian depredations. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark, 1966