Site of Victoria's First Church

Site of Victoria's First Church (HM2H8Q)

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N 28° 47.802', W 97° 0.437'

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Victoria's First Church

Erected by Martin De Leon, founder of Victoria, soon after his arrival in October, 1824. Priests serving there were Rev. Fathers Jose Miguel Muro, Jose Antonio Valdez, Antonio Diaz De Leon, O.M.F. The church was restored in 1840 by Most Rev. John Mary Odin, first Catholic Bishop of Texas. In 1850 Father Agustine Gardet had it removed to the northwest corner of the lot where Nazareth Convent now stands.
HM NumberHM2H8Q
Year Placed1936
Placed ByState of Texas
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Date Added Tuesday, May 28th, 2019 at 11:01am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)14R E 694490 N 3187091
Decimal Degrees28.79670000, -97.00728333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 28° 47.802', W 97° 0.437'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds28° 47' 48.12" N, 97° 0' 26.22" W
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