Old Spanish Cemetery (1800-1825)

Old Spanish Cemetery (1800-1825) (HMIN9)

Location: Nacogdoches, TX 75961 Nacogdoches County
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N 31° 36.217', W 94° 39.371'

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This courthouse stands on ground used as a cemetery after Nacgodoches was rebuilt by settlers ordered out of the area when Spain gave up East Texas outposts in 1773. Antonio Gil Y'Barbo (1729 - 1809) led the displaced persons who returned in 1779. He was the military and civil captain of militia, Lieutenant Governor and Judge of Revenue for the town and district of Nuestra Senora Del Pilar De Nacgodoches and in 1788 published the district's first criminal code. He is one of the early leaders buried in this plot.
HM NumberHMIN9
Year Placed1964
Placed ByTexas Historical Survey Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, October 15th, 2014 at 5:11am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)15R E 342885 N 3497691
Decimal Degrees31.60361667, -94.65618333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 31° 36.217', W 94° 39.371'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds31° 36' 13.02" N, 94° 39' 22.26" W
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Area Code(s)936, 903
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 100-134 South St, Nacogdoches TX 75961, US
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