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Arroyo de Juan Lorenzo

 
 
Arroyo de Juan Lorenzo Marker image. Click for full size.
By Richard Denney, April 3, 2010
1. Arroyo de Juan Lorenzo Marker
Inscription. Name used by Spaniards of Presidio de San Saba (in existence from 1757 to 1770) for this stream now called Celery Creek.

Stone to build Presidio was quarried from bluffs along the creek, and deep banks let hostile Indians approach undiscovered, to attack the Presidio, half a mile to the southwest.
 
Erected 1964 by State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 14381.)
 
Location. 30° 55.507′ N, 99° 47.833′ W. Marker is in Menard, Texas, in Menard County. Marker is on U.S. 190 0.8 miles west of Frisco Avenue (Route 83). Touch for map. At the Celery Creek Bridge, near the entrance to the Menard Country Club. Marker is in this post office area: Menard TX 76859, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Bastions of Defense (approx. 0.3 miles away); VIP Quarters (approx. 0.3 miles away); Restoration and Reconstruction (approx. 0.3 miles away); Real Presidio de San Saba (approx. 0.3 miles away); Presidio de San Sabá (approx. 0.4 miles away); Presidio de San Luis de las Amarillas (approx. ¾ mile away); Welcome to Menard, Texas (approx. 0.8 miles away); Frisco Depot (approx. 0.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Menard.
 
Also see . . .
Location of Arroyo de Juan Lorenzo Marker image. Click for full size.
By Gregory Walker, April 3, 2010
2. Location of Arroyo de Juan Lorenzo Marker
 Real Presido de San Saba. Presidio referenced on marker. (Submitted on April 8, 2010, by Richard Denney of Austin, Texas.) 
 
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Arroyo de Juan Lorenzo Looking South From the Bridge. image. Click for full size.
By Gregory Walker, April 3, 2010
3. Arroyo de Juan Lorenzo Looking South From the Bridge.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 8, 2010, by Richard Denney of Austin, Texas. This page has been viewed 1,258 times since then and 61 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on April 8, 2010, by Richard Denney of Austin, Texas.   2, 3. submitted on April 19, 2010, by Gregory Walker of La Grange, Texas. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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