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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 2 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Los Adaes (approx. half
El Camino Real De Los Tejas Marker image. Click for full size.
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2. El Camino Real De Los Tejas Marker
a mile away); Colonial Gateway Corral (approx. 11.9 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  Los Adaes State Historic Site. (Submitted on August 7, 2015, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana.)
 
Categories. Colonial EraExplorationHispanic AmericansRoads & Vehicles
 
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3. Los Adaes Site
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4. Los Adaes Site
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5. Los Adaes Site
 
 
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