El Camino Real -- OSR at Leon CR 405 nr Normangee TX
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz
N 31° 04.608 W 096° 00.158
14R E 785978 N 3441976
Quick Description: One of several pink granite markers erected by the Daughters of The American Revolution along the route of the Old Spanish Road
Location: Texas, United States
Date Posted: 5/19/2014 5:14:27 PM
Waymark Code: WMKR20
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote
Views: 2

Long Description:
One of many markers of this kind erected as part of a historic preservation project of the Texas Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution to survey and mark the historic route of the Old San Antonio Road from Louisiana to the Rio Grande. The DAR placed pink granite makers along the road, each one roughly the same.

This marker reads as follows:

"Kings Highway
El Camino Real
Old San Antonio Road
Marked by the
Daughters of the
American Revolution
and the State of Texas
A. D. 1918"
Feature Discription: The Old Spanish Road

Web address for the route: [Web Link]

Secondary Web Address: [Web Link]

Beginning of the road: Los Adaes

End of the road: Presidio del Rio Grande

Visit Instructions:
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