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San Patricio, Texas Historical Markers

 
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By Larry D. Moore, August 11, 2018
Battle of San Patricio Marker Area
Texas (San Patricio County), San Patricio — 330 — Battle of San Patricio
The battle of San Patricio was fought in the streets of Old San Patricio at 3:00 A.M. on February 27, 1836. The general council of the provisional government of Texas had instructed Francis W. Johnson and Dr. James Grant to lead an independent . . . — Map (db m122042) HM
Texas (San Patricio County), San Patricio — Education in San Patricio
Education in San Patricio began in 1830 on this site in the picket cabin of Catherine Hoy. In 1876 Saint Joseph's Convent was erected here. The Sisters of Mercy, having left Indianola after the Hurricane of 1875, came to run the Mother House and . . . — Map (db m77425) HM
Texas (San Patricio County), San Patricio — 14201 — Josepha Rodriguez
Josepha Rodríguez, known as "Chipita," was hanged in 1863 for the murder of John Savage. She remained the last woman legally executed in the state of Texas until 1998. Little is known of Rodríguez' life, though it is believed that she was the . . . — Map (db m122942) HM
Texas (San Patricio County), San Patricio — 3703 — Old Cemetery on the Hill
This cemetery is believed to have been used for generations by Indian tribes and Mexican settlers who lived in this area previous to Anglo colonization. Following the establishment of San Patricio de Hibernia in 1830 by empresarios John McMullen and . . . — Map (db m121965) HM
Texas (San Patricio County), San Patricio — 6342 — Old Dougherty House
Location of noted St. Paul's Academy for Boys. Home of school owner Robert Dougherty (1827-1881), a refugee from 1840s Irish famine. Educated at St. Mary's College, Kentucky, Dougherty worked as a journalist and merchant before settling in . . . — Map (db m77422) HM
Texas (San Patricio County), San Patricio — 4476 — Saint Patrick's Catholic Church
Empresarios John McMullen and James McGloin brought Irish Catholic immigrant families to Texas about 1829 to form a new colony, San Patricio de Hibernia. Under the direction of the Rev. Henry Doyle, the colonists established Saint Patrick's Catholic . . . — Map (db m77516) HM
Texas (San Patricio County), San Patricio — 4550 — San Patricio de Hibernia
Founded in 1830 by John McMullen and James McGloin as the seat of their Irish colony under an empressario contract dated August 17, 1828 which was fulfilled by the empresarios 1830-1835. Named in honor of Saint Patrick the Patron Saint of . . . — Map (db m77532) HM

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