El Paso in El Paso County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
First Mission and Pueblo in Texas
Corpus Christi de la Ysleta
Don Antonio de Otermin
Fray Francisco Ayeta O.F.M.
for the civilizing and Christianizing
of the Tigua Indians,
Pueblo Revolt refugees
Erected 1936 by Texas Highway Department. (Marker Number 1067.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & Religion • Colonial Era • Native Americans. In addition, it is included in the El Camino Real de Tierra Adentro, and the Texas 1936 Centennial Markers and Monuments series lists. A significant historical year for this entry is 1682.
Location. 31° 41.493′ N, 106° 19.654′ W. Marker is in El Paso, Texas, in El Paso County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of South Zaragoza Road and Alameda Avenue (State Highway 20) when traveling south. Marker is located on the northwest corner of the mission grounds. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 131 South Zaragoza Road, El Paso TX 79907, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow Oldest Mission in Texas (here, next to this marker); Alderete-Candelaria House (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Ysleta Plaza (about 600 feet away); San Antonio de Senecú (approx. 1½ miles away); Captain Frank Jones (approx. 1½ miles away); The Camino Real (approx. 2.6 miles away); Socorro (approx. 2.7 miles away); Socorro Mission La Purísima (approx. 2.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in El Paso.
Credits. This page was last revised on August 8, 2018. It was originally submitted on November 14, 2010, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 1,018 times since then and 34 times this year. Last updated on June 5, 2018, by Brian Anderson of Atascocita, Texas. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on November 14, 2010, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. 4. submitted on August 6, 2018, by Brian Anderson of Atascocita, Texas. 5, 6. submitted on November 14, 2010, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. 7, 8. submitted on May 11, 2014, by Richard Denney of Austin, Texas. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.