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

Don Martin de León

 
 
Don Martin de León Texas Historical Marker image. Click for full size.
By QuesterMark, June 27, 2016
1. Don Martin de León Texas Historical Marker
Inscription.  Founder of Victoria. Empresario of colonial grant from Mexico in 1824. Spanish cavalier, Indian fighter. First cattle baron of Texas. Born in Burgos, Tamaulipas, Mexico in 1765. Died in Victoria in 1833.
R.I.P.

 
Erected 1936 by The State of Texas. (Marker Number 6542.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Texas 1936 Centennial Markers and Monuments marker series.
 
Location. 28° 48.66′ N, 97° 0.535′ W. Marker is in Victoria, Texas, in Victoria County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Smith Street and West Brazos Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. This marker stands in the De Leon family plot in Evergreen Cemetery. Marker is in this post office area: Victoria TX 77901, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Silvestre de Leon (here, next to this marker); Felix de Leon (here, next to this marker); Dońa Patricia de la Garza de Leon (here, next to this marker); Fernando de Leon
Don Martin de León Marker in the De Leon family plot image. Click for full size.
By QuesterMark, June 27, 2016
2. Don Martin de León Marker in the De Leon family plot
(here, next to this marker); Agapito De Leon (here, next to this marker); John J. Linn (within shouting distance of this marker); 1892 Victoria County Courthouse (approx. 0.8 miles away); De Leon Plaza (approx. 0.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Victoria.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on July 15, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 8, 2016, by QuesterMark of Fort Worth, Texas. This page has been viewed 316 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 8, 2016, by QuesterMark of Fort Worth, Texas. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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