Site of Fort McKavett

Site of Fort McKavett (HMJXM)

Location: Fort McKavett, TX 76841 Menard County
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Country: United States of America
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N 30° 49.483', W 100° 6.646'

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Established March 14, 1852 by the United States War Department as a protection to frontier settlers against hostile Indians. Named in honor of Captain Henry McKavett, who fell at the Battle of Monterrey, September 21, 1846. Evacuated by federal troops, March 22, 1859. Reoccupied April 1, 1868. Abandoned June 30, 1883.
Year Placed1936
Placed ByState of Texas Highway Department
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Date Added Friday, October 10th, 2014 at 11:51pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)14R E 393762 N 3410704
Decimal Degrees30.82471667, -100.11076667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 30° 49.483', W 100° 6.646'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds30° 49' 28.98" N, 100° 6' 38.76" W
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Area Code(s)325
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 136 Railroad 864, Fort McKavett TX 76841, US
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