The Menard Irrigation Canal is locally referred to as "The Ditch." First dug in 1756 for irrigation to the mission, it continues to be used with modifications made over the years to supply water to members of the irrigation company. Shopping and sightseeing opportunities are available along the w...
Local history exhibits and frontier artifacts are housed in the small, vintage railroad depot. 100 Frisco Ave. U.S. 83/U.S. 190.
This Spanish fort was established in 1751 to protect Mission Santa Cruz de San Saba. On March 16, 1758, Comanche and other tribes overran the mission. The presidio was abandoned in 1769. One mile west of Menard on U.S. 190. www.presidiodesansaba.com
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