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Menard, Texas

Menard was established near the ruins of an ancient Spanish mission, Santa Cruz de San Saba, which had been abandoned a century before. The town was an early trading post and stop on the north and west cattle trails where a compound of an old Spanish mission just east of town served as a corral, holding up to 3,000 cattle on their way to market. Only a historical marker on F.M. 2092 recalls the history of the mission today.

Currently, sheep and wool production are of primary importance, followed by beef cattle and Angora goats. Legends of a lost silver mine still circulate in area.

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Things to do near Menard, TX

Barton Creek Resort -Crenshaw/Coore

Course Access: ResortHoles: 18Reserve Advance Tee Times: 90 days...

Delaware Springs Golf Course

Course Access: PublicHoles: 18Reserve Advance Tee Times: 14 days...

Lake Travis Fishing

Predominant Fish Species Largemouth bass Guadalupe bass White bass & striped bass Catfish Sunfish Lake Travis is noted ...

Gruene Historic District

Arriving in Texas in the mid-1840's, German farmers became the first settlers of what is now known as Gruene, Texas. A Germa...

Sonora Golf Course

Course Access: PublicHoles: 9Reserve Advance Tee Times: Yes...