San Elizario in El Paso County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
San Elizario Chapel
(Capilla de San Elzeario)
Erected 1962 by State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 4533.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & Religion • Colonial Era • Forts and Castles. In addition, it is included in the El Camino Real de Tierra Adentro series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1789.
Location. 31° 35.098′ N, 106° 16.387′ W. Marker is in San Elizario, Texas, in El Paso County. Marker Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1556 San Elizario Road, San Elizario TX 79849, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. San Elizario (a few steps from this marker); Salt War (a few steps from this marker); Los Portales (within shouting distance of this marker); San Elizario Memorial Plaza (within 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); The First Thanksgiving (within shouting distance of this marker); The Camino Real (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in San Elizario.
Regarding San Elizario Chapel. National Register of Historic Places:
Presidio Chapel of San Elizario (added 1972 - - #72001358)
Also known as Nuestra Senora del Pilar y de Glorioso San Jose'
Historic Significance: Event, Information
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: No Style Listed
Area of Significance: Historic - Non-Aboriginal,
Cultural Affiliation: American Indian
Period of Significance: 1875-1899, 1750-1799
Historic Sub-function: Religious Structure
Current Function: Religion
Current Sub-function: Religious Structure
Credits. This page was last revised on November 10, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 16, 2010, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 987 times since then and 25 times this year. Last updated on June 5, 2018, by Brian Anderson of Humble, Texas. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on November 16, 2010, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. 7. submitted on January 14, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.