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

Presidio Nuestra Seņora de Los Dolores

 
 
Presidio Nuestra Senora de Los Dolores Marker image. Click for full size.
By Gregory Walker, March 14, 2010
1. Presidio Nuestra Senora de Los Dolores Marker
Inscription. Built by Capt. Domingo Ramon, 1716. Repaired and enlarged by Marquis of San Miguel de Aguayo, 1721. Abandoned about 1730. Built by the Spanish government as a fort and headquarters for soldiers to guard the East Texas missions and the borders of the New Phillipines.
 
Erected 1936 by State of Texas Highway Department. (Marker Number 9303.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Texas 1936 Centennial Markers and Monuments marker series.
 
Location. 31° 35.779′ N, 94° 53.201′ W. Marker is near Douglass, Texas, in Nacogdoches County. Marker is at the intersection of Farm to Market Road 225 and County Road 789, on the left when traveling west on Road 225. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Douglass TX 75943, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 14 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Mt. Hope Cemetery (approx. 6.9 miles away); Homer-Alto Road (approx. 6.9 miles away); Falvey Memorial United Methodist Church (approx. 8.1 miles away); Pollok Baptist Church (approx. 10.3 miles away); Pollok Cemetery (approx.
Location of Presidio Nuestra Senora de Los Dolores Marker image. Click for full size.
By Gregory Walker, March 14, 2010
2. Location of Presidio Nuestra Senora de Los Dolores Marker
10.4 miles away); Central Consolidated School (approx. 12.4 miles away); Gann Memorial Cemetery (approx. 12.6 miles away); Chief Bowles' Last Homesite (approx. 13.4 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  Nuestra Seņora de los Dolores de los Tejas Presidio. Article about the Presidio in the Handbook of Texas online. (Submitted on May 2, 2010, by Gregory Walker of La Grange, Texas.) 
 
Categories. Forts, CastlesSettlements & Settlers
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Gregory Walker of La Grange, Texas. This page has been viewed 827 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Gregory Walker of La Grange, Texas. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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