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Near San Ygnacio in Zapata County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Mission Dolores A Visita

 
 
Mission Dolores A Visita Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, June 15, 1998
1. Mission Dolores A Visita Marker
Inscription.  
In this vicinity of this site was
Mission Dolores
A Visita

established in 1750 as a part of
José de Escandon’s project to
settle the region and civilize
and Christianize the Indians

 
Erected 1936 by State of Texas. (Marker Number 3404.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & ReligionNative AmericansSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Texas 1936 Centennial Markers and Monuments series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1750.
 
Location. 27° 13.282′ N, 99° 25.04′ W. Marker is near San Ygnacio, Texas, in Zapata County. Marker is on U.S. 83, 12.1 miles north of Santa Maria Avenue (Business U.S. 83), on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: San Ygnacio TX 78067, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 7, 2016. It was originally submitted on July 7, 2016, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 485 times since then and 13 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on July 7, 2016, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
 
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Oct. 20, 2021