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Cotulla in La Salle County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Kings Highway

Camino Real

 

— Old San Antonio Road —

 
Kings Highway Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cosmos Mariner, May 20, 2018
1. Kings Highway Marker
Inscription.  
Marked by the
Daughters of the
American Revolution
and The State of Texas
A.D. 1918

 
Erected 1918 by The Daughters of the American Revolution & The State of Texas. (Marker Number 112.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraRoads & Vehicles. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR), and the El Camino Real de los Tejas National Historic Trail series lists.
 
Location. 28° 26.218′ N, 99° 14.03′ W. Marker is in Cotulla, Texas, in La Salle County. Marker is at the intersection of Tilden Street (State Highway 97) and North Front Street, on the right when traveling east on Tilden Street. Marker is located beside the highway, facing north, in a small plaza on the east side of Front Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Cotulla TX 78014, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Old San Antonio Road (here, next to this marker); City of Cotulla Historic District (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct
Kings Highway Marker (<i>wide view; related marker at right</i>) image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cosmos Mariner, May 20, 2018
2. Kings Highway Marker (wide view; related marker at right)
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line); La Salle County's First Artesian Well (about 600 feet away); Polish Immigrant Joseph Cotulla (about 600 feet away); Cotulla City Park (about 700 feet away); La Salle County (approx. 0.2 miles away); The First United Methodist Church of Cotulla (approx. 0.2 miles away); First Presbyterian Church of Cotulla (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cotulla.
 
More about this marker. Marker is a 2.5-foot tall, pink granite slab that is significantly weathered and somewhat difficult to read.



Approximately 128 identical markers were placed, at roughly 5 mile intervals, by the DAR in 1918 throughout Texas to mark the route of the historic highway. This is marker number 112, when traveling from east to west, along the route.
 
Kings Highway Marker (<i>wide view; looking south across plaza from Tilden Street</i>) image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cosmos Mariner, May 20, 2018
3. Kings Highway Marker (wide view; looking south across plaza from Tilden Street)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 9, 2022. It was originally submitted on June 13, 2018, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 147 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 13, 2018, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.

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Jul. 3, 2022