Camp of Stephen F. Austin

Location: US 87, Rigsby St., at front of Camanche Park, San Antonio, TX

Site of the camp of Stephen F. Austin (October 20-26, 1835) while assembling troops preparatory to the attack on the Mexican garrison at San Antonio. After his appointment on November 12 as Commissioner to the United States, the Texans, under Colonels Ben Milam and Frank W. Johnson stormed and captured San Antonio, December 10, 1835. (1936)