Fort Leaton

State Historic Site - Texas

The Fort Leaton State Historic Site is located on Farm to Market Road 170, in Presidio County, Texas. The original adobe structure was a private residence dating back to the early 19th century. It was purchased in 1848 by Benjamin Leaton, who adapted it as a fortress. Fort Leaton was the Presidio County original seat of government. Through murders, financial difficulties and abandonment, the structure changed hands numerous times. The site contains historic ruins, nature trails, and exhibits. There is a picnic area and public restrooms. The Texas State Park Store gift shop is located on the grounds.

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maps

Discovery Map of Big Bend Ranch State Park (SP) in Texas. Published by Texas Parks & Wildlife.Big Bend Ranch - Discovery Map

Discovery Map of Big Bend Ranch State Park (SP) in Texas. Published by Texas Parks & Wildlife.

brochures

Interpretive Guide of Fort Leaton State Historic Site (SHS) in Texas. Published by Texas Parks & Wildlife.Fort Leaton - Brochure

Interpretive Guide of Fort Leaton State Historic Site (SHS) in Texas. Published by Texas Parks & Wildlife.

Self Guided Tour to Fort Leaton State Historic Site (SHS) in Texas. Published by Texas Parks & Wildlife.Fort Leaton - Self Guided Tour

Self Guided Tour to Fort Leaton State Historic Site (SHS) in Texas. Published by Texas Parks & Wildlife.

Official Texas State Parks Guide. Published by Texas Parks & Wildlife.Texas State - Official Texas State Parks Guide

Official Texas State Parks Guide. Published by Texas Parks & Wildlife.

Official Texas State Parks Guide (español). Published by Texas Parks & Wildlife.Texas State - Guía de Parques

Official Texas State Parks Guide (español). Published by Texas Parks & Wildlife.

Fort Leaton SHS https://tpwd.texas.gov/state-parks/fort-leaton https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fort_Leaton_State_Historic_Site The Fort Leaton State Historic Site is located on Farm to Market Road 170, in Presidio County, Texas. The original adobe structure was a private residence dating back to the early 19th century. It was purchased in 1848 by Benjamin Leaton, who adapted it as a fortress. Fort Leaton was the Presidio County original seat of government. Through murders, financial difficulties and abandonment, the structure changed hands numerous times. The site contains historic ruins, nature trails, and exhibits. There is a picnic area and public restrooms. The Texas State Park Store gift shop is located on the grounds.

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