Fort Hornsby

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Fort Hornsby (1832-184?) - A settler post established in 1832 by Reuben Hornsby and his family. Also known as Hornsby's Fort and Hornsby's Station. Used well into the 1840's.

Reuben Hornsby's Family Marker Text
Reuben Hornsby Family Marker

Current Status

Marker locations only. Hornsby cemetery at or near the site of the post.

Location: Vicinity of Hornsby Cemetery, .6 miles west of Hornsby crossroads on old Webberville Road, Austin, Travis County, Texas.

Maps & Images

Lat: 30.256472 Long: -97.621915

Sources:

  • Pierce, Gerald S., Texas Under Arms:The Camps, Posts, Forts & Military Towns of the Republic of Texas 1836-1846, Encino Press, Austin TX, 1969, ISBN/ASIN: B0006CYB9I, Pages 66-67

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Visited: 9 Nov 2011

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