Details for Sentry Building

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5327004642


Marker Number 4642
Atlas Number 5327004642
Marker Title Sentry Building
Index Entry Sentry Building
Address US 190, W of Menard at Fort McKavett
City Menard
County Menard
UTM Zone 14
UTM Easting 394275
UTM Northing 3410945
Subject Codes buildings; forts; military topics
Marker Year 1968
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location in Ft. McKavett from Menard take US 190 17 miles W to FM 864, take FM 864 SW 6 miles to Fort McKavett
Marker Size Medallion & Plate
Marker Text Officer-of-the-day station and sentry post on north road to Fort Concho. Constructed 1852, by 8th infantry; Fort McKavett provided protection for settlers from Indians. Guadalupe River cypress with native limestone. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark--1968

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