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Panna Maria in Karnes County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Town of Panna Maria

 
 
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By Brian Anderson, April 5, 2019
1. Town of Panna Maria Marker
Inscription.  
Oldest Polish settlement in Texas -
Established December 24, 1854 by
the Reverend Leopold Moczygemba
O.F.M., who was instrumental in
bringing from Poland about 100
Polish peasant families - Within a
few months the majority sought
homes in other localities in Texas

 
Erected 1936 by the State of Texas. (Marker Number 5534.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Texas 1936 Centennial Markers and Monuments series list. A significant historical date for this entry is December 24, 1854.
 
Location. 28° 57.442′ N, 97° 53.894′ W. Marker is in Panna Maria, Texas, in Karnes County. Marker is on Farm to Market Road 81, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 13879 FM 81, Panna Maria TX 78144, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Panna Maria, Texas (a few steps from this marker); Immaculate Conception Church (a few steps from this marker); Pilarczyk Store (within shouting distance of this
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By Brian Anderson, April 5, 2019
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marker); First Store in Panna Maria (within shouting distance of this marker); St. Joseph's School (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary Catholic Cemetery (approx. 4.1 miles away); Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary Catholic Church (approx. 4.3 miles away); El Fuerte del Cibolo (approx. 4.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Panna Maria.
 
Also see . . .
1. Panna Maria, TX - The Handbook of Texas Online. Texas State Historical Association (TSHA) (Submitted on April 9, 2019, by Brian Anderson of Atascocita, Texas.) 

2. Panna Maria, Texas Official Website. (Submitted on April 9, 2019, by Brian Anderson of Atascocita, Texas.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 9, 2019. It was originally submitted on April 9, 2019, by Brian Anderson of Atascocita, Texas. This page has been viewed 137 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 9, 2019, by Brian Anderson of Atascocita, Texas.

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