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Trinidad, Texas

History

Site of Trinidad. Later known as Spanish Bluff. A fort and town as early as 1805. Captured by the Magee-Gutierrez Expedition in October, 1812. Near here the survivors of the Battle of the Medina were executed in 1813. Inhabitants of the town were butchered by order of the Spanish commander and the town desolated. - Historical Marker Text.  Marker erected 1936.  Location: from Midway, take SH 21 about 3.5 mi. east to marker on south side of road

Location

31° 4' 11.8848" N, 95° 42' 33.354" W