Site of Fort Martin Scott

Site of Fort Martin Scott (HMNZR)

Location: Fredericksburg, TX 78624 Gillespie County
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Country: United States of America
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N 30° 14.999', W 98° 50.85'

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Established by the United States Army
December 5, 1848
as a protection to travelers and
settlers against Indian attack.
Named in honor of Major Martin Scott,
Brevet Lieutenant Colonel,
5th United States Infantry,
killed at Molino del Rey,
September 8, 1847.
Its garrison participated in many
Indian skirmishes.
Occupied intermittently after 1852,
held by the Confederates, 1861-1865,
permanently abandoned in December, 1866.

Erected by the State of Texas
Year Placed1936
Placed ByThe State of Texas
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Date Added Sunday, October 5th, 2014 at 11:19pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)14R E 514671 N 3346495
Decimal Degrees30.24998333, -98.84750000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 30° 14.999', W 98° 50.85'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds30° 14' 59.94" N, 98° 50' 51.00" W
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Area Code(s)830
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1603 E Main St, Fredericksburg TX 78624, US
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