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Fort Nashville Blood Trail Map

Historical Markers for Robertson County
Fort Sullivan Historical Marker

Marker Title: Fort Sullivan
City: Port Sullivan
County: Milam
Year Marker Erected: 1936
Marker Location: off FM 485 / CR 260, 1 mi. to CR 259 approx. 1.3 mi. on south side of dirt road.
Marker Text: Early important trade and educational center. Established by Augustus W. Sullivan in 1835. River navigation extended to this point for many years. The Austin-East Texas and the Houston-Waco roads crossed here. On this spot was located Port Sullivan College. Established in the early fifties. Incorporated December 16, 1863. Destroyed by fire in 1878.

*Post Oak Springs Massacre

May 6, 1837, a band of Indians entered the Brazos settlements killing a man named Neal, right on the edge of Nashville and then headed northwest toward the Little River Fort where they encountered and killed a five man Ranger party near Post Oak Springs.

Dunn's Fort

Dunn's Fort was established southwest of Wheelock in 1832. It was a combination land office-courthouse, but it was initially built for defense. A state commemorative marker is at the original site southwest of Wheelock close to the Robertson-Brazos county border.

Harvey Massacre Historical Marker

Marker Title: Harvey Massacre
City: Calvert
County: Robertson
Marker Location: 5 mi. north of Calvert via Hwy. 6
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* items are taken directly from the book, Savage Frontier, by Stephen L. Moore.

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