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Acequia (Irrigation Ditch)

 
 
Acequia (Irrigation Ditch) Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 29, 2010
1. Acequia (Irrigation Ditch) Marker
Inscription.

Acequia or irrigation ditch,
part of the original acequia
built to supply farms and the
Mission San Antonio del Valero.

 
Marker series. This marker is included in the El Camino Real de los Tejas National Historic Trail marker series.
 
Location. 29° 25.566′ N, 98° 29.14′ W. Marker is in San Antonio, Texas, in Bexar County. Click for map. Idential markers are on the footbridges over the acequia running near the east wall of the Gift Shop building on the Alamo grounds. Marker is at or near this postal address: 300 Alamo Plaza, San Antonio TX 78205, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Alamo in 1836 (within shouting distance of this marker); The Mission Period (within shouting distance of this marker); Japanese Monument to The Heroes of the Alamo (within shouting distance of this marker); Heroes of the Alamo (within shouting distance of this marker); Tennessee Volunteers at the Alamo (within shouting distance of this marker); Gonzales Men at the Alamo (within shouting distance of this marker);
Acequia (Irrigation Ditch) Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 29, 2010
2. Acequia (Irrigation Ditch) Marker
Mission Mill (and Millstone) (within shouting distance of this marker); Clara Driscoll (within shouting distance of this marker). Click for a list of all markers in San Antonio.
 
Also see . . .  Acequias Along the San Antonio River. (Submitted on May 15, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
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Acequia (Irrigation Ditch) Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 29, 2010
3. Acequia (Irrigation Ditch) Marker
Acequia (Irrigation Ditch) Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 29, 2010
4. Acequia (Irrigation Ditch) Marker
Acequia (Irrigation Ditch) Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 29, 2010
5. Acequia (Irrigation Ditch) Marker
Gift Shop building in background.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 945 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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