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San Elizario in El Paso County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

San Elizario

 
 
San Elizario Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, November 4, 2010
1. San Elizario Marker
Inscription. Site of the Presidio de Nuestra Señora Del Pilár y Glorioso Señor San José established by Don Domingo Jironza Petríz de Cruzate in 1683 near Misión de Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe in present Ciudad Juárez, México. Located on this site in 1773 and renamed Presidio de San Elzeario. Its chapel was served by Franciscan Missionaries.
 
Erected 1936 by The State of Texas. (Marker Number 4532.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Texas 1936 Centennial Markers and Monuments marker series.
 
Location. 31° 35.101′ N, 106° 16.397′ W. Marker is in San Elizario, Texas, in El Paso County. Marker is on San Elizario Road, on the left when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1556 San Elizario Road, San Elizario TX 79849, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Salt War (here, next to this marker); Los Portales (a few steps from this marker); The First Thanksgiving (within shouting distance of this marker); San Elizario Memorial Plaza (within shouting distance of this marker); The Camino Real (within
San Elizario Marker (on right) image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, November 4, 2010
2. San Elizario Marker (on right)
Salt War Marker is on the left.
shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named San Elizario (within shouting distance of this marker); Juan de Onate Expedition - 1598 (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Salt War (within shouting distance of this marker). Click for a list of all markers in San Elizario.
 
Categories. Churches, Etc.Forts, Castles
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 380 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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