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Near Robeline in Natchitoches Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
 

The Presidio Nuestra Senora del Pilar de los Adais

 
 
The Presidio Nuestra Senora Del Pilar De Los Adais Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, July 4, 2017
1. The Presidio Nuestra Senora Del Pilar De Los Adais Marker
Inscription. Was founded in 1721 by the Spaniards on the crest of this hill as the Eastern outpost of the Spanish Empire in the West and for fifty years was the capital of the Province of Texas until its abandonment in 1773.

Site donated and tablet erected by The Daughters of the American Colonists.
 
Erected 1933 by The Daughters of the American Colonists.
 
Location. 31° 42.496′ N, 93° 17.557′ W. Marker is near Robeline, Louisiana, in Natchitoches Parish. Marker can be reached from State Highway 485 half a mile north of Natchitoches Highway (State Highway 6), on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker located near the entrance of the Los Adaes State Historic Site. Marker is at or near this postal address: 6354 LA-485, Robeline LA 71469, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 13 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Los Adais (within shouting distance of this marker); El Camino Real de los Tejas (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); El Camino Real (approx. half a mile away); Los Adaes (approx. half a mile away); a different marker also named El Camino Real
The Presidio Nuestra Senora Del Pilar De Los Adais Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, July 4, 2017
2. The Presidio Nuestra Senora Del Pilar De Los Adais Marker
(approx. 9.2 miles away); Fort Jesup (approx. 9.3 miles away); Colonial Gateway Corral (approx. 12 miles away); Northwestern State University (approx. 12.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Robeline.
 
Also see . . .
1. Los Adaes. (Submitted on July 26, 2017, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee.)
2. Los Adaes State Historic Site. (Submitted on July 26, 2017.)
 
Categories. Colonial EraForts, Castles
 
The Presidio Nuestra Senora Del Pilar De Los Adais Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, July 4, 2017
3. The Presidio Nuestra Senora Del Pilar De Los Adais Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 26, 2017. This page originally submitted on July 26, 2017, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 61 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 26, 2017, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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