—Pioneer Colony Developer and Texas Patriot —Born in Texas; third son of the Empresario Don Martin de Leon, founder of De Leon Colony and City of Victoria. Felix de Leon was held hostage on a pirate ship about 1822, to force his father to comply with buccaneer demands. Later he became active in Colony's affairs. A skilled Indian fighter, he served Texas' cause in War for Independence. His business was supplying horses, mules, and cattle to the New Orleans market.
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|Placed By||State Historical Survey Committee|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Thursday, July 14th, 2016 at 1:02pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||14J E 694305 N 6811328|
|Decimal Degrees||28.81100000, -97.00889707|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 28° 48.66', W 97° 0.5338242'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||28° 48' 39.6" N, 97° 0' 32.029452" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Area Code(s)||361, 512, 713|
|Which side of the road?||Marker is on the right when traveling North|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 506 W Brazos St, Victoria TX 77901, US|
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