Hamilton County, Texas
31 50.902' N 97 59.025' W
Directions: Start at the intersection of CR-230 and FM-1602. Go 100 yards south on FM-1602. The marker is on the right (west) side of the road.
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.