Presidio del Norte

Presidio del Norte (HM15CY)

Location: Presidio, TX 79845 Presidio County
Country: United States of America

N 29° 32.568', W 104° 19.542'

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Proximate site of Presidio del Norte de la Junta established by Captain Alonzo Rubin de Celis in 1759-1760. Name of post retained in part by the present town and county. In this vicinity the missions of San Antonio de los Puliques, San Francisco de Los Julimes, Santa Maria la Redonda, San Pedro Alcantara, El Apostol Santiago, San Cristobal, were first established in 1683-1684 by Don Juan Dominguez de Mendoza and Padre Fray Nicolas Lopez O. F. M. Maintained by Franciscan missionaries for the Christianizing and the civilizing of the Apache, Natages, Faraones, Puliques, Julimes, Jumanos, Zumas and other Indian tribes. Administered and controlled in 1746 by the custodia of New Mexico.
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HM NumberHM15CY
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Marker Number4118
Year Placed1936
Placed ByState of Texas
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Date Added Saturday, September 27th, 2014 at 1:56pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)13R E 565331 N 3268315
Decimal Degrees29.54280000, -104.32570000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 29° 32.568', W 104° 19.542'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds29° 32' 34.08" N, 104° 19' 32.52" W
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Area Code(s)432
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 319 FM 170, Presidio TX 79845, US
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