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 This marker has been replaced by another marker nearby. 28° 49.446′ N, 97° 0.782′ W. Marker is in Victoria, Texas, in Victoria CountyTouch for map.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); John J. Linn (approx. 0.9 miles away); Agapito De Leon (approx. 0.9 miles away); Felix de Leon (approx. 0.9 miles away); Don Martin de León (approx. 0.9 miles away); Silvestre de Leon (approx. 0.9 miles away); Doña Patricia de la Garza de Leon (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.
— Submitted September 9, 2019, by Richard Denney of Austin, Texas.
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 555 times since then and 11 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.