Paso de la Santa Cruz

Paso de la Santa Cruz (HMJQ6)

Location: Menard, TX 76859 Menard County
Country: United States of America

N 30° 55.447', W 99° 47.047'

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Spot where in 1753 Juan Galvan, Spanish explorer, put up a huge cross, to show his choice of site for Mission San Saba. Indians gathered at the cross, remaining to participate in the first known Christian worship service in this area.

The Mission, 2 miles east, and the river ford were both named for the cross.
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HM NumberHMJQ6
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Marker Number3952
Year Placed1965
Placed ByState Historical Survey Committee
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, October 3rd, 2014 at 9:11pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)14R E 425083 N 3421455
Decimal Degrees30.92411667, -99.78411667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 30° 55.447', W 99° 47.047'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds30° 55' 26.82" N, 99° 47' 2.82" W
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Area Code(s)325
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 103 Frisco Ave, Menard TX 76859, US
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