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Nacogdoches in Nacogdoches County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Site of the Home of Juan Antonio Padilla

 
 
Site of the Home of Juan Antonio Padilla Marker image. Click for full size.
By Steve Gustafson, March 28, 2010
1. Site of the Home of Juan Antonio Padilla Marker
Inscription. A native of Nacogdoches. Land Commissioner, 1829. Vice-Governor of the State of Coahuila and Texas. Active in the Texas Revolution. Died in Houston in July, 1859. His wife, Maria Montes del Padilla, Died here, August 14, 1846.
 
Erected 1936 by State of Texas. (Marker Number 9302.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Texas 1936 Centennial Markers and Monuments marker series.
 
Location. 31° 36.666′ N, 94° 39.225′ W. Marker is in Nacogdoches, Texas, in Nacogdoches County. Marker is at the intersection of North Street and Powers Street, on the right when traveling north on North Street. Touch for map. The marker is mounted outside the entrance to Westminster Presbyterian Church. Marker is at or near this postal address: 903 North Street, Nacogdoches TX 75961, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Westminster Presbyterian Church (here, next to this marker); La Calle Real del Norte (a few steps from this marker); Site of the Mission Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Charles S. Taylor (approx. 0.2 miles
Marker is mounted outside entrance to church. image. Click for full size.
By Steve Gustafson, March 28, 2010
2. Marker is mounted outside entrance to church.
away); Ancient Mound (approx. 0.4 miles away); Durst-Taylor House (approx. 0.4 miles away); Site of the home of James Dill (approx. 0.4 miles away); First United Methodist Church of Nacogdoches (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Nacogdoches.
 
Categories. Hispanic AmericansNotable PersonsWar, Texas Independence
 
Street sign for the church. image. Click for full size.
By Steve Gustafson, March 28, 2010
3. Street sign for the church.
It's easier to see this sign in front of church entrance on busy North Street. Parking available in parking lot behind church.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 29, 2010, by Steve Gustafson of Lufkin, Texas. This page has been viewed 2,758 times since then and 130 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on March 29, 2010, by Steve Gustafson of Lufkin, Texas. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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