Near Brenham in Washington County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
La Bahia Road
Erected 1971 by State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 8361.)
This marker is included in the El Camino Real de los Tejas National Historic Trail marker series.
Location. 30° 16.537′ N, 96° 28.665′ W. Marker is near Brenham, Texas, in Washington County. Marker is at the intersection of State Highway 36 and State Road FM 390, on the right when traveling north on State Highway 36. Click for map. On the north-east corner of the intersection. Marker is in this post office area: Brenham TX 77833, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Glenblythe Plantation, Home of Thomas Affleck (approx. 1.1 miles away); Thomas Affleck (approx. 1.7 miles away); Waul's Texas Legion Campsite (approx. 2.3 miles away); Robert Starke Armistead (approx. 3.2 miles away); Yegua Creek (approx. 4 miles away); Gideon Lincecum (approx. 4.2 miles away); James W. Lauderdale (approx. 5.8 miles away); Somerville (approx. 5.8 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Brenham.
Also see . . .
1. Handbook of Texas Online. La Bahia road is also known as the "lower road" considered part of what is now designated El Camino Real de los Tejas National Historic Trail.
2. El Camino Real de los Tejas National Historic Trail Association. Article about the Cabeza Creek Crossing on la Bahía-Bexar Road which was placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1995.
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