Site of the Mission Nuestra Senora del Espiritu Santo de Zuniga

Site of the Mission Nuestra Senora del Espiritu Santo de Zuniga (HM1B10)

Location: Goliad, TX 77963 Goliad County
Country: United States of America

N 28° 39.419', W 97° 23.217'

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First established at the site of La Salle's Fort on Garcitas Creek, Victoria County, among the Coco, Cujanes, Karankawa and other Indian tribes in 1722. Moved to Mission Valley, Victoria County, on the Guadalupe River among the Jaranames and Tamiques in 1726. Located on the present site in 1749 for the same Indian neophytes. Secularized in 1794. Here Franciscan friars attempted to civilize and Christianize even the cannibalistic Indians of the region.
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HM NumberHM1B10
Series This marker is part of the El Camino Real de los Tejas National Historic Trail series
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Marker Number3409
Year Placed1936
Placed ByState of Texas
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, October 18th, 2014 at 9:00pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)14R E 657638 N 3171047
Decimal Degrees28.65698333, -97.38695000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 28° 39.419', W 97° 23.217'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds28° 39' 25.14" N, 97° 23' 13.02" W
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Area Code(s)361
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 88-108 Park Rd 6, Goliad TX 77963, US
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