San Diego in Duval County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
Organized November 7, 1876
Named in honor of
Burr H. Duval
Captain of a company of
Fannin's command at Goliad.
Murdered after the surrender
March 27, 1836
San Diego, the county seat
Erected 1936 by the State of Texas. (Marker Number 1309.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Political Subdivisions. In addition, it is included in the Texas 1936 Centennial Markers and Monuments series list. A significant historical date for this entry is February 1, 1858.
Location. 27° 45.784′ N, 98° 14.116′ W. Marker is in San Diego, Texas, in Duval County. Marker is on East Gravis Avenue (State Highway 44), on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 400 East Gravis Avenue, San Diego TX 78384, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A different marker also named Duval County (here, next to this marker); St. Francis de Paula Catholic Church (approx. ¼ mile away); Jim Wells County (approx. 9.3 Alice Cemetery (approx. 9.8 miles away); McGill Brothers Building (approx. 9.9 miles away); Jose de Escandon (approx. 9.9 miles away); Alice (approx. 10 miles away); First United Methodist Church (approx. 10 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in San Diego.
Also see . . . Duval County - The Handbook of Texas Online. Texas State Historical Association (TSHA) (Submitted on March 7, 2022, by Brian Anderson of Humble, Texas.)
Credits. This page was last revised on March 7, 2022. It was originally submitted on March 7, 2022, by Brian Anderson of Humble, Texas. This page has been viewed 111 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on March 7, 2022, by Brian Anderson of Humble, Texas.