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Near Goliad in Goliad County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Site of Mission Nuestra Señora del Rosario

 
 
Site of Mission Nuestra Señora del Rosario Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Steve Gustafson, June 13, 2010
1. Site of Mission Nuestra Señora del Rosario Marker
Inscription.  
Established in 1754
for the Cujane Nation.

Here faithful Franciscan
missionaries attempted to
Christianize and civilize
the Indians of the region
until 1794.

 
Erected 1936 by State of Texas. (Marker Number 4833.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & ReligionColonial EraHispanic AmericansNative Americans. In addition, it is included in the Texas 1936 Centennial Markers and Monuments series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1754.
 
Location. 28° 38.704′ N, 97° 26.395′ W. Marker is near Goliad, Texas, in Goliad County. Marker is on U.S. 59, on the right when traveling east. 4 miles west of Goliad. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Goliad TX 77963, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Goliad County (within shouting distance of this marker); Mission Rosario (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Peck Cemetery (approx. 2.8 miles away); Fannin Street United Methodist Church
Site of Mission Nuestra Señora del Rosario Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Brian Anderson, April 6, 2019
2. Site of Mission Nuestra Señora del Rosario Marker
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(approx. 3 miles away); Founding Site of First Baptist Church of Goliad (approx. 3.1 miles away); Judge Pryor Lea Home (approx. 3.2 miles away); St. Stephen's Episcopal Church (approx. 3.2 miles away); John Mason Brewer (approx. 3.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Goliad.
 
Site of Mission Nuestra Señora del Rosario image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Steve Gustafson, June 13, 2010
3. Site of Mission Nuestra Señora del Rosario
Unfortunately this sign is missing the 'Señora' in the site's name.
Ruins of Mission Nuestra Señora del Rosario image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Steve Gustafson, June 13, 2010
4. Ruins of Mission Nuestra Señora del Rosario
Photo of some of the ruins image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Richard Denney, November 2, 2012
5. Photo of some of the ruins
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 19, 2019. It was originally submitted on August 10, 2010, by Steve Gustafson of Lufkin, Texas. This page has been viewed 889 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on August 10, 2010, by Steve Gustafson of Lufkin, Texas.   2. submitted on October 19, 2019, by Brian Anderson of Kingwood, Texas.   3, 4. submitted on August 10, 2010, by Steve Gustafson of Lufkin, Texas.   5. submitted on November 12, 2012, by Richard Denney of Austin, Texas. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.

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May. 22, 2022