VIP Quarters

VIP Quarters (HM26L8)

Location: Menard, TX 76859 Menard County
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Country: United States of America
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N 30° 55.359', W 99° 48.107'

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The main building within the presidio was located close to the round bastion in the northwest corner, near the main road. It contained a courtyard and seven large rooms, including the captain's quarters (the only two-story structure), a guardhouse and a chapel.

(Upper Graphic Caption)
Elevation drawing of the presidio taken from map by Joseph de Urrita. Image courtesy of Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, University of Texas, Austin.

(Left Graphic Caption)
Plan drawing based on LaForá's 1767 map of Presidio San Sabá. Image courtesy Texas Historical Commission

(Right Image Caption)
Aerial view of Presidio San Sabá quarters area after the 1937 partial rebuilding reveals how the poor reconstruction gave way and crumbled. Photo by Jay Kothmann
HM NumberHM26L8
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, April 4th, 2018 at 7:02pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)14R E 423394 N 3421305
Decimal Degrees30.92265000, -99.80178333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 30° 55.359', W 99° 48.107'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds30° 55' 21.54" N, 99° 48' 6.42" W
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Area Code(s)325
Closest Postal AddressAt or near Presidio Rd, Menard TX 76859, US
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