Victoria in Victoria County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
Fernando de Leon
— Pioneer Colony Developer and Texas Patriot —
A cattleman and horseman, he owned the famous "Escondida" Ranch.
Erected 1972 by State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 6541.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Hispanic Americans • Settlements & Settlers • War, Texas Independence.
Location. 28° 48.658′ N, 97° 0.533′ W. Marker is in Victoria, Texas, in Victoria County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Smith Street and West Brazos Street, on the right when traveling north. This marker stands in the De Leon family plot Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Victoria TX 77901, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Doña Patricia de la Garza de Leon (here, next to this marker); Silvestre de Leon (here, next to this marker); Don Martin de León (here, next to this marker); Felix de Leon (here, next to this marker); Agapito De Leon (here, next to this marker); John J. Linn (within shouting distance of this marker); Phillips-Sale House (approx. 0.3 miles away); Fleming-Welder House (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Victoria.
Credits. This page was last revised on July 15, 2016. It was originally submitted on July 10, 2016, by QuesterMark of Fort Worth, Texas. This page has been viewed 274 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on July 10, 2016, by QuesterMark of Fort Worth, Texas. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.