El Camino Real

El Camino Real (HM1ATW)

Location: Normangee, TX 77871 Leon County
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Country: United States of America
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N 31° 1.524', W 96° 6.92'

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The Old San Antonio Road

First blazed in 1691 by Captain Don Domingo Teran De Los Rios, first provincial governor of Texas, in an expedition officially directed by Father Fray Damian Massanet O.F.M. apostolic missionary and explorer in Texas. The general route was northeast from the Rio Grande to the San Antonio River thence across the Guadalupe, San Marcos, Colorado, Brazos, and Trinity Rivers to the missions in east Texas. Other expeditions taking the same route: Espinosa Olivares Aquirre in 1709, St. Denis in 1714, Ramon in 1716, Alarcon in 1718, Marquis of Aguayo in 1720, Moses Austin in 1820. The Republic of Texas officially made this road a boundary between a number of empresarial land grants.

Normangee - Home of the Old San Antonio Road Association

Erected by the State of Texas 1936
Series This marker is part of the El Camino Real de los Tejas National Historic Trail series
Year Placed1936
Placed ByState of Texas
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, September 20th, 2014 at 9:58pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)14R E 775369 N 3435991
Decimal Degrees31.02540000, -96.11533333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 31° 1.524', W 96° 6.92'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds31° 1' 31.44" N, 96° 6' 55.20" W
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Area Code(s)936
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2132 Old San Antonio Rd, Normangee TX 77871, US
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