“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Robeline in Natchitoches Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)

Los Adaes

Los Adaes Marker image. Click for full size.
May 17, 2005
1. Los Adaes Marker
Inscription.  Mission founded nearby in 1717 for Adaes Indians by Fra Margil, Franciscan of Zacatecas, who traversed the trail from Panama on foot. French Natchitoches served by missionaries from this easternmost Spanish post.

Dedicated June 1, 1974 by Natchitoches Chapter Colonial Dames XVII Century
Erected 1973 by Louisiana Tourism and Development Commission.
Marker series. This marker is included in the El Camino Real de los Tejas National Historic Trail, and the The Colonial Dames of America marker series.
Location. 31° 42.09′ N, 93° 17.534′ W. Marker is in Robeline, Louisiana, in Natchitoches Parish. Marker is at the intersection of State Highway 485 and Natchitoches Highway (Route 6), on the right when traveling north on State Highway 485. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Robeline LA 71469, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 13 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. El Camino Real (a few steps from this marker); Los Adais (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Presidio Nuestra Senora del Pilar de los Adais
Los Adaes Marker image. Click for full size.
May 17, 2005
2. Los Adaes Marker
(approx. half a mile away); El Camino Real de los Tejas (approx. half a mile away); a different marker also named El Camino Real (approx. 8.9 miles away); Fort Jesup (approx. 8.9 miles away); Colonial Gateway Corral (approx. 12.1 miles away); Northwestern State University (approx. 12.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Robeline.
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Credits. This page was last revised on February 27, 2017. This page originally submitted on August 7, 2015. This page has been viewed 280 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 7, 2015. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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