(Fort of Our Lady of Loreto of the Bay)One of the most historic Spanish forts in Texas. Popularly called Presidio la Bah?a, it was founded on Esp?ritu Santo (present Lavaca) Bay in 1722. Twice moved, it was re-established here in 1749 to protect Espiritu Santo Mission (1/4 mi. NW). In the chapel is the statue of Our Lady of Loreto placed here in 1749.
|Series||This marker is part of the El Camino Real de los Tejas National Historic Trail series, and the National Historic Landmarks series.|
|Placed By||The Texas State Historical Survey Committee|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Tuesday, October 14th, 2014 at 10:14am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||14R E 658065 N 3170085|
|Decimal Degrees||28.64825000, -97.38271667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 28° 38.895', W 97° 22.963'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||28° 38' 53.70" N, 97° 22' 57.78" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 490-536 Cam De Bexar, Goliad TX 77963, US|
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