San Saba County Historical Commission

Historical Markers

Comanche Indian Treaty

From San Saba, take 190 West about 3 miles, then go south on FM 2732 about 10 miles (marker is about .25 mile) north of New Hope Chapel and Cemetery.)

“On this site a treaty of peace was agreed upon, March 1-2, 1847, between twenty Comanche chiefs and the German colonists represented by Otheried Hans Freiherr Von Meusebach (1812-1897), who became a citizen of Texas under the name of John O. Meusebach...this treaty was never broken.”