Martin's Gap historical marker Texas TX fairy display Historical Site marker sign attraction education information landmark Place of Interest Tourist Destination Travel Destination Battle Fort Hamilton County historic marker historic site Jim Martin signage attractive destination educating info tourist attraction United States history no people text appealing tourism travel United States of America historic nobody word attract daytime displays historical markers markers signs South color image historical landmarks outdoor vertical appeal day educate historic markers historic sites colour image destinations outside tourist attractions day time day-time US Jason O. Watson / historical-markers.org words color images daylight outdoors USA verticals colour images natural light outsides U.S. U.S.A. sign with text
Mountain burial site for frontiersman Jim Martin, killed here by Indians in 1860s, when county had fewer than 500 people. Gap bore his name for 20 years. Settled in 1873 by Capt. Battle Fort, Confederate veteran and lawyer. A post office established 1884 was named Fairy to honor Mrs. Phelps, Fort's beloved young daughter.