Naming of San Antonio

Naming of San Antonio (HM1KBS)

Location: San Antonio, TX 78205 Bexar County
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Country: United States of America
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N 29° 25.338', W 98° 29.324'

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This marker commemorates the 275th anniversary of the naming of the site that became the city of San Antonio.

On the feast of St. Anthony of Padua, June 13, 1691, Padre Damian Massanet, Franciscan missionary and Governor Don Domingo Teran, leaders of a Spanish expedition to east Texas, encamped on the banks of this river, and here Padre Massenant celebrated the 1st Mass — Subsequently the city of San Antonio was established here in 1718.
Year Placed1966
Placed ByBejar Caravan No. 56 Order of the Alhambra
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Date Added Monday, May 4th, 2015 at 10:03am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)14R E 549593 N 3254883
Decimal Degrees29.42230000, -98.48873333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 29° 25.338', W 98° 29.324'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds29° 25' 20.28" N, 98° 29' 19.44" W
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Area Code(s)210
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near River Walk, San Antonio TX 78205, US
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