“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers in Zapata County, Texas

Clickable Map of Zapata County, Texas and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> Zapata County, TX (5) Jim Hogg County, TX (2) Starr County, TX (16) Webb County, TX (35)  ZapataCounty(5) Zapata County (5)  JimHoggCounty(2) Jim Hogg County (2)  StarrCounty(16) Starr County (16)  WebbCounty(35) Webb County (35)
Zapata is the county seat for Zapata County
Adjacent to Zapata County, Texas
      Jim Hogg County (2)  
      Starr County (16)  
      Webb County (35)  
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1 Texas, Zapata County, Lopeño — 3759 — Old Lopeño
Development of this area began about 1749 when Col. José de Escandón began bringing colonists to establish permanent settlements along Mexico's northern frontier. When parcels of land were granted to the colonists by the Spanish government in . . . Map (db m119469) HM
2 Texas, Zapata County, San Ygnacio — 3404 — Mission Dolores A Visita
In this vicinity of this site was Mission Dolores A Visita established in 1750 as a part of José de Escandon’s project to settle the region and civilize and Christianize the IndiansMap (db m95648) HM
3 Texas, Zapata County, San Ygnacio — 3790 — Old Ramireño
Old Ramireño was located on land granted to Don Jose Luis Ramirez by the King of Spain in 1784. Part of the colonization effort of Col. Jose de Escandon, Ramirez' grant was designated as Porcion 5. A resident of Revilla (now Guerrero), . . . Map (db m119471) HM
4 Texas, Zapata County, Zapata — 3410 — Mission Revilla a Visita
. . . Map (db m119500) HM
5 Texas, Zapata County, Zapata — 3837 — Old Zapata
In 1770 residents of Revilla, Mexico, established a village (4.5 mi. W) on land granted by Jose de Escandon. The same year the Spanish built a fort nearby. In 1842 the men on the ill-fated expedition to Mier occupied the village while they . . . Map (db m117577) HM
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Jun. 5, 2023