La Bahía Cemetery

La Bahía Cemetery (HM2AJZ)

Location: Goliad, TX 77963 Goliad County
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N 28° 38.797', W 97° 22.822'

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La Bahía Cemetery is located in the community of La Bahía and was established in conjunction with the chapel of Presidio Nuestra Señora Santa María de Loreto de La Bahía. The presidio had been relocated in 1749 to the banks of the San Antonio River from several previous locations. The cemetery has served as an important place of burial for the Spanish speaking community of La Bahía since its establishment although its exact date of establishment is unknown. Historical accounts indicate the presence of a cemetery in La Bahía as early as the 1830s. Today, the cemetery remains an active burial site and serves as a reminder of La Bahía's prominent place in Texas history.
Year Placed2008
Placed ByTexas Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, August 19th, 2018 at 8:01am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)14R E 658297 N 3169907
Decimal Degrees28.64661667, -97.38036667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 28° 38.797', W 97° 22.822'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds28° 38' 47.82" N, 97° 22' 49.32" W
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Area Code(s)361
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1 Cabrera Rd, Goliad TX 77963, US
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