Silvestre De Leon Historical

Silvestre De Leon Historical (HM1SZZ)

Location: Victoria, TX 77901 Victoria County
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Country: United States of America
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N 28° 48.659', W 97° 0.534'

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—Pioneer Colony Developer and Texas Patriot —

Son of the Empresario Martin de Leon, founder of the De Leon Colony and City of Victoria. Silverstre de Leon was active in the Catholic church, served as alcalde of Victoria, and had other commissions. An Indian fighter and soldier, he was taken prisoner by Mexican Army during Texas War for Independence. He owned and traded in vast herds of horses, mules, and cattle. He married Rosalia de la Garza; had two sons, Martin and Francisco.
Year Placed1972
Placed ByState Historical Survey Committee
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Date Added Wednesday, July 13th, 2016 at 9:01am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)14R E 694305 N 3188671
Decimal Degrees28.81098333, -97.00890000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 28° 48.659', W 97° 0.534'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds28° 48' 39.54" N, 97° 0' 32.04" W
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Area Code(s)361, 512, 713
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 506 W Brazos St, Victoria TX 77901, US
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