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

Moye

 
 
Moye Marker image. Click for full size.
By William F Haenn, March 4, 2018
1. Moye Marker
Inscription. Named for the Rev. John Martin Moye, founder (1762) of the Sisters of Divine Providence, religious order that opened school in Castroville in 1868, and built first part of this structure in 1873: first mother house of the order in the United States.

Occupants since 1900 have been Providence Industrial School, St. Philip's Seminary, Refuge for Persecution Victims, and several other endeavors.

Repurchased 1939 by Sisters of Divine Providence and used as military academy for boys. Now used as Training Center for Religious Life.

 
Erected 1972 by Texas State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 3506.)
 
Location. 29° 21.256′ N, 98° 52.743′ W. Marker is in Castroville, Texas, in Medina County. Marker is at the intersection of London Street and US Hwy 90 (U.S. 90), on the right when traveling west on London Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Castroville TX 78009, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 17 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. St. Louis Day (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Alsatians of Texas (about 700 feet away); First Baptist Church of Lytle (approx. 9.1 miles

Moye Marker Site image. Click for full size.
By William F Haenn, March 4, 2018
2. Moye Marker Site
away); Town of Quihi (approx. 9.3 miles away); Atascosa Lodge No. 379, A.F. and A.M. (approx. 9.4 miles away); Lytle Methodist Church (approx. 9.8 miles away); Benton City Cemetery (approx. 11.8 miles away); Old Rock Baptist Church (approx. 16 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Castroville.
 
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Gate to Moye Property image. Click for full size.
By William F Haenn, March 4, 2018
3. Gate to Moye Property
Moye Property image. Click for full size.
By William F Haenn, March 4, 2018
4. Moye Property
Bronze plaque on left column of gate image. Click for full size.
By William F Haenn, March 4, 2018
5. Bronze plaque on left column of gate
Bronze plaque on right column of gate image. Click for full size.
By William F Haenn, March 4, 2018
6. Bronze plaque on right column of gate
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 19, 2018. This page originally submitted on March 6, 2018, by William F Haenn of Fort Clark (Brackettville), Texas. This page has been viewed 84 times since then. Last updated on April 19, 2018, by Brian Anderson of Kingwood, Texas. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on March 6, 2018, by William F Haenn of Fort Clark (Brackettville), Texas. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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