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

Site of Mission Nuestra Seņora del Rosario

 
 
Site of Mission Nuestra Seņora del Rosario Marker image. Click for full size.
By Steve Gustafson, June 13, 2010
1. Site of Mission Nuestra Seņora del Rosario Marker
Inscription.
Established in 1754 for the Cujane Nation.

Here faithful Franciscan
missionaries attempted to
Christianize and civilize
the Indians of the region
until 1794.

 
Erected 1936 by State of Texas. (Marker Number 4833.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Texas 1936 Centennial Markers and Monuments marker series.
 
Location. 28° 38.652′ N, 97° 26.286′ W. Marker is in Goliad, Texas, in Goliad County. Marker is on U.S. 59, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. 4 miles west of Goliad. Marker is in this post office area: Goliad TX 77963, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Mission Rosario (here, next to this marker); Goliad County (about 800 feet away, measured in a direct line); Santa Anna's Surrender Ratified (approx. 3.2 miles away); The Hanging Tree (approx. 3.2 miles away); Goliad Tornado of 1902 (approx. 3.2 miles away); Don Rafael Antonio Manchola (approx. 3.2 miles away); Regulators of Goliad County (approx. 3.2 miles away); Site of the Mission Nuestra Seņora del Espiritu Santo de Zúņiga (approx. 3.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Goliad.
 
Regarding Site of Mission Nuestra Seņora del Rosario.
Site of Mission Nuestra Seoņra del Rosario image. Click for full size.
By Steve Gustafson, June 13, 2010
2. Site of Mission Nuestra Seoņra del Rosario
The site is still being studied and can only be visited by appointment.
 
Categories. Churches, Etc.Native Americans
 
Ruins of Mission Nuestra Seņora del Rosario image. Click for full size.
By Steve Gustafson, June 13, 2010
3. Ruins of Mission Nuestra Seņora del Rosario
Photo of some of the ruins image. Click for full size.
By Richard Denney, November 2, 2012
4. Photo of some of the ruins
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 10, 2010, by Steve Gustafson of Lufkin, Texas. This page has been viewed 730 times since then and 58 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 10, 2010, by Steve Gustafson of Lufkin, Texas.   4. submitted on November 12, 2012, by Richard Denney of Austin, Texas. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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