—Pioneer Colony Developer and Texas Patriot —Eldest son of empresario Martin de Leon. Came with parents from interior of Mexico to Texas, the northermost province, about 1800. Worked with his fathter in founding De Leon Colony and city of Victoria in 1820s. He was a commissioner of the colony and an Indian fighter. Loyal to cause of Texas freedom from Mexico, he was imprisoned by the Mexicans in Texas War for Independence.
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|Placed By||State Historical Survey Committee|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Monday, July 11th, 2016 at 9:01am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||14R E 694305 N 3188671|
|Decimal Degrees||28.81098333, -97.00890000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 28° 48.659', W 97° 0.534'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||28° 48' 39.54" N, 97° 0' 32.04" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Area Code(s)||361, 512, 713|
|Which side of the road?||Marker is on the right when traveling North|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 506 W Brazos St, Victoria TX 77901, US|
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