Mission Nuestra Senora del Rosario

Mission Nuestra Senora del Rosario (HM2FJJ)

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N 28° 38.73', W 97° 26.405'

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(Mission Our Lady of the Rosary)

Founded in 1754 for the Cujane Indians. Capt. Manuel Ramirez de la Piszina, commander of nearby Presidio la Bahia, named this mission for his parish church in Spain, and Fray Juan Dios Camberos ministered to the first converts here. The Indians were taught crop-raising. In the years following, much livestock, including 30,000 head of cattle, belonged to Rosario. But these, along with Indian land at the mission, had to be surrendered later to the Spanish crown. In 1807 Rosario was permanently abandoned and its lands were distributed to Spanish settlers.
Year Placed1969
Placed ByTexas State Historical Survey Committee
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Date Added Friday, April 12th, 2019 at 2:01pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)14R E 652461 N 3169706
Decimal Degrees28.64550000, -97.44008333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 28° 38.73', W 97° 26.405'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds28° 38' 43.8" N, 97° 26' 24.3" W
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