Site of Wood's Fort
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member rilekyle
N 29° 56.486 W 097° 03.699
14R E 687077 N 3313875
Quick Description: Roadside historical marker commemorating the history of an early Texas fort used for protection from Indian attacks.
Location: Texas, United States
Date Posted: 12/28/2006 12:43:45 PM
Waymark Code: WM12TZ
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
Views: 41

Marker Number: 5902

Marker Text:
Used by colonists of this vicinity as a protection against Indian attacks. 1828-1842 fortified residence of Zadock Woods, veteran of the War of 1812. One of the old "Three Hundred" of Austin's colonists. Oldest man killed in the "Dawson Massacre" September 18, 1842.

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