San Elizario Chapel

San Elizario Chapel (HMPFT)

Location: San Elizario, TX 79849 El Paso County
Country: United States of America

N 31° 35.156', W 106° 16.383'

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(Capilla de San Elzeario)

Named for the 13th-century French patron of the military, St. Elzear, Capilla de San Elzeario was established as part of the Spanish military garrison of Presidio de San Elzeario (also Elceario, later Elizario) when it was moved to this site in 1789 from its original location 37 miles to the southeast. After Rio Grande floods damaged the original chapel, the present chapel was built with new adobe bricks and bricks from the original presidio walls. A fine example of the Spanish Colonial Revival style, it is a tangible reminder of the Hispanic and Catholic heritage of this region.
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HM NumberHMPFT
Series This marker is part of the El Camino Real de Tierra Adentro series
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Year Placed1962
Placed ByTexas State Historical Survey Committee
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, September 25th, 2014 at 7:53pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)13R E 379211 N 3495243
Decimal Degrees31.58593333, -106.27305000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 31° 35.156', W 106° 16.383'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds31° 35' 9.36" N, 106° 16' 22.98" W
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Area Code(s)915
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 12701-12799 Glorietta Rd, San Elizario TX 79849, US
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