Fort Richardson

Fort Richardson (HM28QR)

Location: Jacksboro, TX 76458 Jack County
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Country: United States of America
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N 33° 12.36', W 98° 9.8'

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As partially reconstructed in 1936
Established by the United States War Department
on November 26, 1867
as a protection of the frontier
against hostile Indians
Named in honor of
General Israel B. Richardson, U.S.A.,
killed at Antietam, September 17, 1862
Abandoned May 23, 1878
as the line of settlement had passed westward.
HM NumberHM28QR
Series This marker is part of the Texas 1936 Centennial Markers and Monuments series
Year Placed1936
Placed ByState of Texas
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, June 24th, 2018 at 10:02pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)14S E 577976 N 3674436
Decimal Degrees33.20600000, -98.16333333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 12.36', W 98° 9.8'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 12' 21.6" N, 98° 9' 48" W
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Area Code(s)940
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near Park Road 61, Jacksboro TX 76458, US
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