Castroville in Medina County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
Site of the Homestead of Henri Castro
On the eve of a trip abroad when the Civil War was beginning (1861), Castro and his wife deeded the homestead to their adopted son, Lorenzo. Castro died at Monterrey, Mexico, soon afterward,
Erected 1978 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 4933.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1844.
Location. 29° 21.381′ N, 98° 52.566′ W. Marker is in Castroville, Texas, in Medina County. Marker is on Fiorella Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1109 Fiorella Street, Castroville TX 78009, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church (a few steps from this marker); First County Courthouse (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Henri Castro (about 300 feet away); Dolch-Hans Compound (about 400 feet away); Cordier-Tschirhart-Seal House (about 500 feet away); Biry-Ahr Property (about 500 feet away); Landmark Inn Complex (about 700 feet away); Vance Hotel and Store (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Castroville.
Also see . . . Castro, Henri - The Handbook of Texas Online. Texas State Historical Association (TSHA) (Submitted on February 21, 2019, by Brian Anderson of Kingwood, Texas.)
Credits. This page was last revised on February 21, 2019. It was originally submitted on February 21, 2019, by Brian Anderson of Kingwood, Texas. This page has been viewed 241 times since then and 81 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on February 21, 2019, by Brian Anderson of Kingwood, Texas.