Near Alto in Cherokee County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
Site of Mission San Francisco de los Tejas
Erected 1936 by State of Texas. (Marker Number 15628.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution, and the Texas 1936 Centennial Markers and Monuments marker series.
Location. 31° 36.295′ N, 95° 8.366′ W. Marker is near Alto, Texas, in Cherokee County. Marker is on State Highway 21 0.2 miles east of County Road 2807, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Alto TX 75925, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Zebulon Pike Campsite (approx. 0.8 miles away); Mound Prairie Site of Neches Indian Village (was approx. 1.1 miles away but has been reported permanently removed. ); Mission Santissimo Nombre de Maria (approx. 2.6 miles away); Site of Lacy's Fort (approx. 3.4 miles away); Site of the Delaware Indian Village (approx. 3.6 miles away); Chief Bowles' Last Homesite (approx. 6.1 miles away); Community of Weches (approx. 6.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Alto.
Also see . . .
1. San Francisco de los Tejas Mission - The Handbook of Texas Online. Texas State Historical Association (TSHA) (Submitted on August 8, 2018, by Brian Anderson of Kingwood, Texas.)
2. Old San Antonio Road - The Handbook of Texas Online. Texas State Historical Association (TSHA) (Submitted on August 8, 2018, by Brian Anderson of Kingwood, Texas.)
Categories. • Churches & Religion • Colonial Era • Native Americans •
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Credits. This page was last revised on August 8, 2018. This page originally submitted on August 7, 2018, by Brian Anderson of Kingwood, Texas. This page has been viewed 76 times since then and 40 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on August 8, 2018, by Brian Anderson of Kingwood, Texas. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.