Home of Empresario Martin De Leon Historical

Home of Empresario Martin De Leon Historical (HM1TE4)

Location: Victoria, TX 77901 Victoria County
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Country: United States of America
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N 28° 47.817', W 97° 0.484'

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This marker faces the site
(across the street) of the
home of empresario
Martin De Leon

Born at Burgos, Mexico, 1765. Appointed Captain in the Spanish Army, 1790, for bravery displayed in Indian fighting. Received a grant in 1824 to settle 41 families in Texas. Established the town of Victoria. Received an additional grant in 1829 to settle 150 families. Died in Victoria, 1833. His colony was the only one in which Mexican customs and traditions prevailed.
HM NumberHM1TE4
Series This marker is part of the Texas 1936 Centennial Markers and Monuments series
Year Placed1936
Placed ByThe State of Texas
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, July 31st, 2016 at 1:03pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)14R E 694413 N 3187118
Decimal Degrees28.79695000, -97.00806667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 28° 47.817', W 97° 0.484'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds28° 47' 49.02" N, 97° 0' 29.04" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)361, 512, 713
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 306-398 S Bridge St, Victoria TX 77901, US
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