Details for Fort Stockton Officers' Quarters

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5371002022


Marker Number 2022
Atlas Number 5371002022
Marker Title Fort Stockton Officers' Quarters
Index Entry Fort Stockton Officers' Quarters
Address E 5th and N Williams St.
City Ft. Stockton
County Pecos
UTM Zone 13
UTM Easting 703106
UTM Northing 3419105
Subject Codes buildings; houses, residential buildings; forts; military topics
Marker Year 1966
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location Near intersection of E. 5th and N. Williams Sts., Ft. Stockton
Marker Size Medallion & Plate
Marker Text When Fort Stockton was rebuilt in 1867 to protect the route to El Paso, seven homes were erected for officers' families. Built with rock foundations and thick adobe walls, the structures faced the parade ground. Nearby were located corrals, carriage stalls, and other outbuildings. The houses were used by Officers' families until the fort closed in 1886. Three of the residences remain standing. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark, 1966.

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