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

Mission del Apostol Santiago

 
 
Mission del Apostol Santiago Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, October 22, 2012
1. Mission del Apostol Santiago Marker
Inscription.
Approximate site of
Mission del Apostol Santiago

One of nine missions established
in the Big Bend country
by Father Fray Nicolas Lopez, O.F.M.,
and Don Juan Dominguez de Mendoza
in 1683-1684
Maintained by Franciscan missionaries
for the civilizing and Christianizing
of the Jumano, Julimes and
other Indians of this area

 
Erected 1936 by State of Texas. (Marker Number 3403.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Texas 1936 Centennial Markers and Monuments marker series.
 
Location. 29° 32.568′ N, 104° 19.543′ W. Marker is near Presidio, Texas, in Presidio County. Marker can be reached from Farm to Market Road 170 3.5 miles east of U.S. 67, on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is at Fort Leaton State Historic Site. Marker is in this post office area: Presidio TX 79845, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 4 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Presidio del Norte (here, next to this marker); Home of Ben Leaton (here, next to this marker); El Fortin de San Jose (a few steps from this marker); Captain Henry Skillman (approx. 3.2 miles away).
 
Also see . . .
Mission del Apostol Santiago Marker (on far left) image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, October 22, 2012
2. Mission del Apostol Santiago Marker (on far left)
 Fort Leaton State Historic Site. Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (Submitted on November 6, 2012, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.) 
 
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 268 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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