José de Escandón

José de Escandón (HM291L)

Location: Rio Grande City, TX 78582 Starr County
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Country: United States of America
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N 26° 22.888', W 98° 49.186'

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Inscription
In memory of the greatest
colonizer of northern Mexico
José de
Escandón

Who directed exploration from
Tampico to the San Antonio River,
laid out 23 towns, most of which
still exist, founded missions,
opened roads, and established
settlers, 1746-1755. Upon him was
conferred in recognition of his
services to the crown of Spain,
the title of El Conde de la
Sierra Gorda.
Details
HM NumberHM291L
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Year Placed1936
Placed ByState of Texas
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, July 4th, 2018 at 1:02pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)14J E 517978 N 7082057
Decimal Degrees26.38146667, -98.81976667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 26° 22.888', W 98° 49.186'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds26° 22' 53.2800" N, 98° 49' 11.1600" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)956
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 300 Britton Ave, Rio Grande City TX 78582, US
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