Immaculate Conception School

Immaculate Conception School (HM291G)

Location: Rio Grande City, TX 78582 Starr County
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Country: United States of America
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N 26° 22.855', W 98° 49.214'

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In 1884 the Rev. R. M. Olivier, O.M.I., asked the Sisters of the Incarnate Word in San Antonio to start a school in Rio Grande City. Three nuns were sent here and by 1885 were teaching 100 day students in a 3-room school. The Sisters of the Blessed Sacrament came to teach in 1900, followed by the Sisters of Mercy in 1920. The School Sisters of Notre Dame undertook the mission of the school in 1985. Throughout its history, dedicated laity joined the sisters in providing a strong Christian and educational foundation. It enjoys support from the church and community.
HM NumberHM291G
Year Placed1997
Placed ByTexas Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, July 4th, 2018 at 1:01pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)14R E 517932 N 2917881
Decimal Degrees26.38091667, -98.82023333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 26° 22.855', W 98° 49.214'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds26° 22' 51.3" N, 98° 49' 12.84" W
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Area Code(s)956
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 101 W 3rd St, Rio Grande City TX 78582, US
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