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El Camino Real -- DAR Marker No. 78, SH 46 at Old Nacogdoches Rd, New Braunfels TX
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz
N 29° 41.728 W 098° 06.827
14R E 585734 N 3285369
Quick Description: No. 78 of 128 pink granite El Camino Real markers placed by the Daughters of the American Revolution in 1918 stands on the route of the Old San Antonio Road at the intersection of Nacogdoches Ave and S Seguin Ave/SH46 in New Braunfels
Location: Texas, United States
Date Posted: 2/7/2018 9:11:45 AM
Waymark Code: WMXPAK
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote
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Long Description:
This pink granite DAR marker was placed in 1918 as a statewide project by the Daughters of the American Revolution to mark the route of the Old San Antonio Road.

The marker is located at the intersection of Nacogdoches Ave and S Seguin Ave/SH46 in New Braunfels.

The marker reads as follows:

"KING'S HIGHWAY
CAMINO REAL
Old San Antonio Road

Marked by the
Daughters of the
American Revolution
and the State of Texas
A. D. 1918"

The El Camino Real de los Tejas has been designated a National Historic Trail through the states of Texas and New Mexico. (visit link)

"From the Rio Grande to the Red River Valley
Come on a journey that will carry you through 300 years of Louisiana and Texas frontier settlement and development on a Spanish colonial "royal road" that originally extended to Mexico City, Mexico.

You are about to travel 2,500 miles, from Mission San Juan Bautista Guerrero, Mexico to Fort St. Jean Baptiste Nachitoches Parish, Louisiana."
Feature Discription: El Camino Real DAR Marker

Web address for the route: [Web Link]

Secondary Web Address: [Web Link]

Beginning of the road: Natchitoches LA

End of the road: Guerrero MX

Visit Instructions:
We ask that if you visit the site, please include a unique picture with your impressions of the location. If possible, and if you are not too shy, please include yourself and your group in the photo. Extra points will be given for your best buffalo imitation or if you are licking something salty.
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