Online Highways Home > Texas > Menard

Ruins of Real Presidio de San Saba

Search 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.

Location: U.S. 190, Menard Texas

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

05/07 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.