U.S. 190, Menard Texas
Spanish fort established 1751 to protect Mission Santa Cruz de San Saba. When the mission experienced Indian hostility, they refused and in 1758 the Commanche overan the mission, killed many and burnt the mission. Presidio was abandoned in 1769. Two miles W of US 190.
Other History nearby:
(Fort McKavett) Fort McKavett State Historic Site
(Menard) Historic Ditch Walk
(Menard) Menard County Museum
(Junction) O. C. Fisher Museum
(Menard) Ruins of Real Presidio de San Saba
(Mason) Seaquist Home
12/05 Coming to The Menard area
Old Settlers Music Festival Driftwood TX April18-21 Central Texas' signature music event featuring Grammy-winning Americana, arts and craft, camping, food, and libations.