Nacogdoches in Nacogdoches County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
Site of the Home of Antonio Gil y Barbo
Founder of modern Nacogdoches in 1779.
This Spanish frontiersman matched wits with Spanish governors in the interest of the early settlers of this region. A leader of the people, he brought the exiles back.
Erected 1936 by the State of Texas. (Marker Number 9248.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial Era • Hispanic Americans • Settlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Texas 1936 Centennial Markers and Monuments series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1779.
Location. 31° 36.17′ N, 94° 39.224′ W. Marker is in Nacogdoches, Texas, in Nacogdoches County. Marker is on East Main Street (State Highway 21), on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 317 East Main Street, Nacogdoches TX 75961, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Texas Stagecoaches, C.S.A. (within shouting distance of this marker); On This Site Stood for a Century an Old Stone House (within shouting distance of this marker); Site of "Old Soledad" (within The Fredonia Rebellion (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Battle of Nacogdoches (about 300 feet away); Homesite of John S. Roberts (about 400 feet away); The Daily Sentinel (about 400 feet away); Nacogdoches Federal Building / Post Office (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Nacogdoches.
Also see . . . Ibarvo, Antonio Gil (1729–1809) - The Handbook of Texas Online. Texas State Historical Association (TSHA) (Submitted on April 17, 2021, by Brian Anderson of Kingwood, Texas.)
Credits. This page was last revised on April 17, 2021. It was originally submitted on April 17, 2021, by Brian Anderson of Kingwood, Texas. This page has been viewed 33 times since then. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on April 17, 2021, by Brian Anderson of Kingwood, Texas.