Victoria in Victoria County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
Visita of Mission Espiritu Santo
Erected 1970 by State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 6572.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & Religion • Hispanic Americans • Native Americans. In addition, it is included in the El Camino Real de los Tejas National Historic Trail series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1689.
Location. This marker has been replaced by another marker nearby. 28° 49.446′ N, 97° 0.782′ W. Marker Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 476 McCright Drive, Victoria TX 77901, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this location. A different marker also named Tonkawa Bank (here, next to this marker); Presidio La Bahia and Mission Espíritu Santo (a few steps from this marker); Old La Bahia Road (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Victoria (about 700 feet away); Friedrich & Margaretha Hiller House (approx. 0.3 miles away); Steamboating and the Guadalupe River (approx. 0.3 miles away); William Robert Smith (approx. 0.8 miles away); Margaret Wright "The Mother of Texas" (approx. 0.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Victoria.
More about this marker. This marker was replaced by a new one named also named Tonkawa Bank (see nearby markers).
Also see . . . Tracing a Mission and Its People. Texas Beyond History web page that includes detail on the "Tonkawa Bank" site. (Submitted on July 5, 2014, by Richard Denney of Austin, Texas.)
1. Disposition of old marker.
Per e-mail from Gary Dunnam with Victoria County Historic Commission and Preservation Association, the old marker has moved to the Victoria County Archives.
Credits. This page was last revised on September 13, 2019. It was originally submitted on July 5, 2014, by Richard Denney of Austin, Texas. This page has been viewed 621 times since then and 57 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 5, 2014, by Richard Denney of Austin, Texas. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.