Uncovered Texas

Texas Forts, Missions and Outpost

Mission San Juan Capistrano


National Register - San Antonio.

Mission Nuestra Snra. de los Dolores


National Register - San Augustine.

Fortin de la Cienega


National Register - Shafter.

Fort Lancaster


National Register - Sheffield.

Socorro Mission


National Register - Socorro.

Fort Inge Archeological Site


National Register - Uvalde.

Mission Creek Dam and Acequila Site


National Register - Victoria.

Ysleta Mission


National Register - Ysleta.

Fort Griffin Lodge Hall

On site acquired August 18, 1877, for Fort Griffin Lodge No. 489, A.F. & A.M., chartered on December 14, 1878. Stone was quarried nearby on Collins Creek. Volunteers built hall. School, civic affairs, church services of many denominations were held downstairs, the lodge upstairs. In 1881, community ....

Historical Marker - Albany.

Fort Griffin, Frontier Town of

In the 19th century, the U.S. government established forts along Texas' frontier to protect pioneers. By the early 1850s, Col. Jesse Stem farmed along the Clear Fork of the Brazos River, and Thomas Lambshead established his Clear Fork Farm. As others moved to the area, troops at Camp Cooper in prese....

Historical Marker - Albany.

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