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Santa Maria in Cameron County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Our Lady of Visitation

 
 
Our Lady of Visitation Marker image. Click for full size.
By James Hulse, January 24, 2021
1. Our Lady of Visitation Marker
Inscription.  

Built by the Oblate Fathers
1880

Placed By Quinton Stockwell Chapter
Daughters of the American Colonists
October 28, 1967
 
Erected 1967 by Daughters of the American Colonists.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ArchitectureChurches & Religion. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Colonists series list.
 
Location. 26° 4.484′ N, 97° 50.286′ W. Marker is in Santa Maria, Texas, in Cameron County. Marker is at the intersection of Military Highway (U.S. 281) and Iglesias Drive, on the right when traveling west on Military Highway. The marker is located south of the front door of the church. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: La Feria TX 78559, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Our Lady of Visitation Catholic Church (a few steps from this marker); Longoria Cemetery (approx. 0.8 miles away); El Horcon Tract and Rio Rico (approx. 3.3 miles away); Near Routes of Alonso de Leon Expeditions
Our Lady of Visitation Marker and Church image. Click for full size.
By James Hulse, January 24, 2021
2. Our Lady of Visitation Marker and Church
The marker is located to the south side (left) of the front door of the Church.
(approx. 3˝ miles away); The Spot Where "American Blood was Shed on American Soil" (approx. 3˝ miles away); Relampago Ranch (approx. 5.1 miles away); Military Highway of the Lower Rio Grande Valley (approx. 5.1 miles away); Las Rucias (approx. 5.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Santa Maria.
 
The Our Lady of Visitation Marker is the first marker on the left of the two markers. image. Click for full size.
By James Hulse, January 24, 2021
3. The Our Lady of Visitation Marker is the first marker on the left of the two markers.
The Marker is located on the front door of the Church.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 27, 2021. It was originally submitted on January 27, 2021, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas. This page has been viewed 32 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on January 27, 2021, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.
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