1519-1573Spanish conquistador who in the summer of 1559 led a large fleet to the northern Gulf Coast in the earliest grand attempt to colonize the area for Spain. He sailed into Mobile Bay in August 1559 with 11 ships, more than 500 soldiers, 1000 men, women, and servants with provisions.
|Series||This marker is part of the Daughters of the American Revolution series|
|Placed By||Tristan de Luna Chapter National Society, Daughters of the American Revolution and the Alabama Historical Association|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Tuesday, July 16th, 2019 at 8:01am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||16R E 402767 N 3394853|
|Decimal Degrees||30.68248333, -88.01513333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 30° 40.949', W 88° 0.908'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||30° 40' 56.94" N, 88° 0' 54.48" W|
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|Which side of the road?||Marker is on the right when traveling East|
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