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Nacogdoches in Nacogdoches County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Site of the Mission Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe

 
 
Site of the Mission Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe Marker image. Click for full size.
By Steve Gustafson, March 28, 2010
1. Site of the Mission Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe Marker
Inscription. A Spanish outpost founded in 1716 by the pioneer Franciscan Antonio Margil de Jesús as a means of civilizing the Nacogdoche Indians. Abandoned temporarily due to the French incursions from Louisiana in 1719. Restored by the Marquis of Aguayo in 1721. Abandoned permanently in 1773. Its deserted buildings formed a nucleus for the settlement of Nacogdoches in 1779 by Antonio Gil y Barbo.
 
Erected 1936 by State of Texas. (Marker Number 9286.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Texas 1936 Centennial Markers and Monuments marker series.
 
Location. 31° 36.585′ N, 94° 39.249′ W. Marker is in Nacogdoches, Texas, in Nacogdoches County. Marker is at the intersection of North Street and Muller Street, on the left when traveling north on North Street. Click for map. In front of Auto Zone. Marker is at or near this postal address: 707 North Street, Nacogdoches TX 75961, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. La Calle Real del Norte (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Site of the Home of Juan Antonio Padilla (about 500 feet away); Westminster Presbyterian Church (about 500 feet away);
Site of the Mission Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe Marker image. Click for full size.
By Steve Gustafson, March 24, 2010
2. Site of the Mission Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe Marker
Charles S. Taylor (about 600 feet away); Durst-Taylor House (approx. 0.3 miles away); Ancient Mound (approx. 0.3 miles away); Site of the home of James Dill (approx. 0.3 miles away); First United Methodist Church of Nacogdoches (approx. 0.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Nacogdoches.
 
Also see . . .  Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe de los Nacogdoches Mission. Article about the history of this mission in the Handbook of Texas online. (Submitted on May 2, 2010.) 
 
Categories. Churches, Etc.Colonial EraNative AmericansSettlements & Settlers
 
Once a Mission, now an Auto-Zone--history marches on. image. Click for full size.
By Gregory Walker, March 14, 2010
3. Once a Mission, now an Auto-Zone--history marches on.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Steve Gustafson of Lufkin, Texas. This page has been viewed 1,827 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Steve Gustafson of Lufkin, Texas.   3. submitted on , by Gregory Walker of La Grange, Texas. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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