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Robeline in Natchitoches Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
 

El Camino Real de los Tejas

(Royal Road of the Tejas Indians)

 
 
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1. El Camino Real De Los Tejas Marker
Inscription. This early road connected the presidio, "Nuestra Senora del Pilar de los Adaes", to the royal authority in Mexico City. An elected representative from Los Adaes traveled 1300 miles to Mexico City where he collected the soldiers' salaries and purchased goods needed by the soldiers in Mexico City, Saltillo and other cities, the round trip taking as long as six months. Portions of "Camino Real de los Tejas" are preserved at Los Adaes Historic Site.
 
Erected 2000 by National Society Daughters of the American Colonists. Project 2000-3 Administration Mary Ann G. Helper, National President.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the El Camino Real de los Tejas National Historic Trail marker series.
 
Location. 31° 42.541′ N, 93° 17.538′ W. Marker is in Robeline, Louisiana, in Natchitoches Parish. Marker is on State Highway 485 one mile north of Natchitoches Hwy. (Route 6), on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Located in the Los Adaes State Historical site. Marker is at or near this postal address: 6354 Hwy. 485, Robeline LA 71469, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 13 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Presidio Nuestra Senora del Pilar de los Adais (about 300 feet away, measured
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2. El Camino Real De Los Tejas Marker
in a direct line); Los Adais (about 500 feet away); El Camino Real (approx. half a mile away); Los Adaes (approx. half a mile away); a different marker also named El Camino Real (approx. 9.3 miles away); Fort Jesup (approx. 9.3 miles away); Colonial Gateway Corral (approx. 11.9 miles away); Northwestern State University (approx. 12.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Robeline.
 
Also see . . .  Los Adaes State Historic Site. (Submitted on August 7, 2015, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana.)
 
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By Tom Bosse, July 4, 2017
3. El Camino Real de los Tejas Marker
Los Adaes Site image. Click for full size.
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4. Los Adaes Site
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5. Los Adaes Site
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6. Los Adaes Site
 
 
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