Historical Marker Locations

Alamo | Alton | Donna

Marker #TittleAddresscityCode
126281940 Train Truck Collision100 N. Tower Rd.AlamoAutomobile topics; railroads
660Camp Ebenezer1341 W. Business Route US 83AlamoAgriculture; general; railroads; land survey
4455Saint Joseph Catholic ChurchE. Bowie Ave at 7th PlaceAlamoEcclesiastical building; Roman Catholic Denomination; Churches
4570Santa Ana Land GrantSanta Ana National Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center off US 281AlamoGraveyard; wildlife; management; Mexican immigrants
5474Thomas Walter Joneslocated near Intersection of US 281 & FM 907, south of AlamoAlamoScientific topics; geology; land surveys; land companies
4836Site of Monte Cristo from Mission, take FM 2993 north about 8 miles to intersection of FM 2993 and FM 1925 go east on FM 1925 about 10 yardsAltonSettlements; land surveys; ghost town; land companies
150American Legion Hall316 S. MainDonnaBuildings; fraternal organization; military
1251DonnaTown square, Bus. Route US 83 (Hooks St.) at S. 8thDonnacities and towns; general; land surveys
1252Donna Central Elementary SchoolMain St at Scoey AveDonnaEducational Buildings; educational topic; design and construction
1253Donna Public Schoolsat Runn School, 0.5 mile west of FM 493 on US 281DonnaEducational topics
15868P.P Ackley and the Texas Chisholm TrailHooks Ave (US Business 83) and South 8th StreetDonnaTrails, Chisholm Trail, cattle's
13785RunFM 493DonnaCity; towns; settlements
13007The Donna News127 S. 8th St.Donnanewspaper
12058Balli Cemetery 7 mi. S of Donna on FM 493; 2.7 mi. E on US 281DonnaRanches; ranching; graveyards

Edcouch | Edinburg

Marker #TittleAddresscityCode
12059First Baptist Church of Edcouch931 W. Santa Rosa Ave (SH107)EdcouchBaptist denomination; churches
546Brushwood CemeterySchunior St (FM 2128)EdinburgGraveyards; Spanish immigrants; immigration; German immigrants; Irish immigrants
1389Edinburg Junior College AuditoriumN. seventh and McEntyreEdinburgBuildings; educational; Gothic revival
1442El Saldel Ray  C.S.ACourthouse Square US Highway 281EdinburgGeology; civil war; military topics
13988Emilia Schunior RamirezSugar Rd, Kuhn St.EdinburgEducation; women history
1514Everitt BuildingN. 12th & Mciintyre StreetEdinburgCommercial Building; mercantile
2468Hidalgo CountyCourthouse lawn, Cano & US 281 BusEdinburgcounties
2773John Closner HomeBus US 281Edinburghouses; buildings; outlaws; sheriffs; law enforcement
3010Laguna Seca Ranchfrom Edinburg, take US 281 North about 6 miles to junction with 490, continue north on 490 2 more miles then west on local road about 4 milesEdinburgRanches; ranching
3746Old Hidalgo County Jail121 E. McIntyreEdinburgbuildings; jails; prisons; Spanish colonial revival
3910Pade Miguel Hidalgo y CastillaHidalgo Plaza, 100 N. Closner St. EdinburgRoman Catholic denomination; military
13989Restlawn Cemetery25th Ave at Southern Pacific Railroad TracksEdinburgGraveyards; African American Topics
4259Richard Alvis MarshBrushwood Cemetery on Schunior St. EdinburgLocal Law Enforcement; officer; educational
4987Southern Pacific Depot602 UniversityEdinburgColonial revival; railroad
5675W.L. Lipscomb114 E. Cano StEdinburgCounty Official; business; general; markets
2996La Loma Ranch HeadquartersNo Access, PrivateEdinburg Vicinityranches; ranching; building, houses
5125Stockholmfrom Edinburg, takes SH 107 east about 10 mi, then 60 north on FM 491 about 8 miEdinburg VicinitySwedish Immigrants; immigration; settlements

Hargill | Hidalgo

Marker #TittleAddresscityCode
17224First Baptist Church of Hargill13374 FM 490HargillChurch; Baptist denomination
665Camp Llano Grande2415 E. US Business Route 83Hidalgomilitary; forts; 
1948Former Hidalgo post OfficeFirst & Flora StHidalgoPost office
16813hidalgo City Cemetery902 S. 2nd StHidalgoCemetery; graveyard
2471Hidalgo Irrigation Pump PlantOn Levee St at the end of 2ndHidalgoAgriculture; general; factory; water
2472Hidalgo-Reynosa Bridge1023 International BlvdHidalgobridges
3744Old Hidalgo County JailFirst & Flora StHidalgobuilding; courthouse; jail; prisons
3745Old Hidalgo County CourthouseFirst & Flora StHidalgobuilding; courthouse; jail; prisons
3747Old Hidalgo School6th &Flora StHidalgoeducational; buildings; school
4541San Joaquin MissionMcAllen Park, El Texano DriveHidalgoSpanish Immigration; immigration; missions; roman catholic denomination
5530Town of HidalgoEl Texano Drive & 1stHidalgocities; towns; settlements
5641Vela building220 S. Bridge St.Hidalgohouse; residential; pioneers

La Joya | Linn | Los Ebanos

Marker #TittleAddresscityCode
2408Havanafrom La Joya, take US 83 West about 1.8 Mi to HavanaLa Joyacities; towns; Spanish immigrants; immigration; settlements
2470Hidalgo County First Oil Wellfrom La Joya take US 83 about 1.7 mi west, marker is on north side of highwayLa Joya Vicinityoil; petroleum 
3571Nellie Leo Schunior SchoolUS Business 83 WestLa Joyawomen; women history; education
16328Los Ejidos De Reynosa Vieja416 North kika de La Garza DriveLa JoyaColonization
1441El Sal DeL Rayfrom Linn, take FM 186 east about 4 milesLinnGeology
3002La Noria Cardenena from Linn, take US 281 south about .5 milesLinngraveyards, ranches; Mexican immigrants; immigration; Spanish immigrants
13559McAllen RanchHwy 1017, 13 miles west of LinnLinnranches; ranching; cattle; cattle industry
3127Los El Banos Ferry crossingFM 866Los EbanosExploration; expeditions; boats; ships; ferries; barges


Marker #TittleAddresscityCode
194Archer Park101 N Main StMcAllenParks
13451Association Del Cementario La Piedad1801 Wichita AveMcAllenGraveyards; Mexican immigration; immigration
384Bessie900 S. 23rdMcAllenBoats, ships; ferries; barges; church
18222Bethel Baptist Church1328 S. 16th StreetMcAllenchurches; Baptist denomination; African American Topics
692Campsite of the "fighting 69th"100 S. BicentennialMcAllenworld War 1; outlaws; military
747Casa Del palmas101 N. main StMcAlleninn; hotels; motels
15838d. Guerra & Sons Store100 S. 17th StreetMcAllenbusiness; general; communication
18381st Presbyterian Church of Hidalgo104 S. 4th St.McAllenwomen; women history; education
12440Floyd H. Rodgers (Slats)2500 S. BicentennialMcAllenAviation; airport
15858Lamar Junior High School1009 N. 10th StreetMcAllenEducational Buildings; educational topic; design and construction
14036M & J Nelson Building300 Main St.McAllencommercial building, art modern
3270McAllen First Methodist Church221 North Main StMcAllenMethodist Denomination, churches
3271McAllen Lodge # 1110 AF and AM118 N. 11th StreetMcAllenfraternal organization, fairs, festivals
3272McAllen Post Office351 S. Main StreetMcAllenpost office, buildings, architectural style
17235Paris Gum Factory609 W. US Business Highway 83McAllenFactories, industrial, buildings
18215Percy Herman House520 N. 15th StreetMcAllenhouses, residential
4145Quinta Mazatlan, home of Jason Matthews600 Sunset McAllenjournalist, houses, residential building, writers, poets
4429Sacred Heart Catholic Church306 S. 15th StreetMcAllenchurches, roman catholic denomination
4478Saint Paul Lutheran Church300 PecanMcAllenLutheran denomination, churches, German immigration, immigration
12950Sam and Marjorie Miller House707 N. 15th StreetMcAllenhouse, residential building, Tudor revival
4661Shary Building900 Doherty St.McAllenBuilding, houses, residential building, land companies, land surveys
4751Site of Casa De Palmas101 N. Main St.McAlleninn, Hotels, motels
4830Site of McAllen hospitalMain and Houston City HallMcAllenHospitals, medical topics, health professionals
4986Southern Pacific Depot100 S. BicentennialMcAllenColonial Revival, design, construction, Spanish colonial revival
17102Theodore Roosevelt Elementary School710 S. 16th StreetMcAllenEducational
5009Spiderweb Railroadtake FM 1016 South 3.5 milesMcAllenrailroads, land surveys, land companies, promotional towns
15040Roselawn CemeteryRoselawn Cemetery, in front of cemetery offices off South 12th StreetMcAllenGraveyard, Cemeteries

McCook | Mercedes

Marker #TittleAddresscityCode
3280McCook Community FM 2508McCookcities, towns, polish immigrants, immigration
17101Immaculate Conception CemeteryFM 2058McCookGraveyards
11561st North Dakota InfantryS. Ohio Ave & W. 10th StMercedesMilitary
17130Camp Mercedes105 W. 10th StreetMercedesWorld War 1
13002Campacuas CemeteryMile 1 West, Mile 9 NorthMercedesGraveyards
16712Dr. Hector P Garcia434 S. Ohio AveMercedesCivil rights topics
13987Ebony Grove CemeteryFM 491, Jose M. Cantu RdMercedesGraveyards
1421El Horcon Tract & Rio RicoUS 281MercedesLatin American; geology; land survey; water
2469Hidalgo county bank and trust company301 S. Texas AveMercedesBanks; banking
2621Immanuel Lutheran ChurchW. end anacultas streetMercedesGraveyards, Lutheran denomination, Spanish, Russian immigrants
15788Immanuel Lutheran Church703 West 3rd StreetMercedeschurches, Lutheran denomination
3342Mercedes City Hall323 S. Ohio StreetMercedesbuilding, design, construction, institutional buildings
14021Mercedes Enterprise230 S. Texas St.Mercedesnewspaper
12064Military Highway of the lower Rio Grande ValleyRoadside Park on US 281, 4 miles South of MercedesMercedesroads, military
3457Moore Field from Mission, take FM 2993 north about 8 miles to FM 1925, then FM 1925 west 2 miles, go north on FM 681  1 mileMercedesworld war II aviation, military
15489National Guard Marker 
17248Our Lady of Mercy Catholic Church322 S. Vermont AveMercedeschurches, catholic denomination, catholic church
11677Our Lady of Mercy Catholic ChurchAnacuitas St.MercedesGraveyards, roman catholic denomination
4239Relampago RanchTake FM 491 South 3 miles then West on US 281 about 1.2 milesMercedesranches, ranching, ghost towns
17915Rio Grande Valley Livestock Show1000 N. Texas AveMercedesRanching
16329Temple Beth Israel402 W. Tenth StreetMercedesJewish Topics
5285The American Rio Grande Land and Irrigation System301 2nd streetMercedesAgriculture, general, land survey, land companies, promotional towns


Marker #TittleAddresscityCode
376Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park2800 S Bentsen Palm DrMissionBotany; parks
831Chimney Park, Site of mission canal company pumping plantfrom Mission take FM 1016 2 miles south to RV ParkMissionagriculture; parks; general; land survey; water topics
1420El Granjeno Cemeteryfrom mission, take FM 1016 South 3.2 miles to FM 494 for 2.2 milesMissionGraveyard; Mexican immigrants; immigration
171031st Presbyterian Church of Mission1101 Ash St.Missionchurch; Presbyterian
2278Greg Wood Home1215 DohertyMissionhouse; residential; local law
2542Home of William Jennings1321 E. 2 Mile Ln.Missionwriters, poets
2872Juan Davis Bradburn1016 South about 2 miles La Lomita ParkMissionLatin American, Texas revolution, republic of Texas, military
2997La Lomita Chapel1016 south about 5 miles to La Lomita ParkMissionEcclesiastical, churches, roman catholic church
2998La Lomita FarmFM 1016 about 5 miles southMissionAgriculture, General, French immigrants, immigration
7658Laurel Hill CemeteryHolland & Rankin StreetMissiongraveyards
15865Leo NajoWest 13th Street , 400 feet  west of North Slabaugh AveMissionMexican American Topics, sports
3661Oblate Park11th and FranciscoMissionParks, roman catholic denomination
3883Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church6th Dunlap StreetMissionecclesiastical, building, mission, roman catholic denomination, churches
3980Penitastake FM 2062 South about 5.5 milesMissioncities, towns, Spanish immigrants, immigration
4272Rio Theater516 DohertyMissionbuildings, opera house, theatre
17898Speer Memorial Library801 E. 12th StMissionlibraries, clubs, organization
5255Texas Citrus Fiesta1420 E. Kiko De Lia Garza LoopMissionagriculture, general, fairs, festivals
12060The Border TheaterUS 83 business and ConwayMissionbuildings, opra, theater
17897Hilltop Gardens1000 Lee LaneMonte AltoBusiness Topics, Botany


Marker #TitleAddresscityCode
14039PenitasFM 1427, Veterans Memorial ParkPenitascities, towns, Spanish immigrants, immigration
558Buell School218 E. JuarezPharreducational buildings, women's history, educational topics, classical revival, design construction
13003City of Pharr118 S. Cage BlvdPharrcities and towns
13730Eli Jackson Cemetery7.4 miles south on Doffin RdPharrgraveyards, African American Topics
1663First Baptist Church of Pharr400 W. Ridge RoadPharrBaptist Denomination, church
1809First Pharr School206 E. CherokeePharreducation topics
1810First Pharr- San Juan- Alamo School old US 83 at Fir Street, PharrPharreducation topics
14165Guadalupe CemeteryIntersection of Bella & CannaPharrGraveyards, Mexican immigrants, immigration, Anglo American
2706Jackson Ranch Churchfrom pharr take US 281South about 7.25 milestone markerPharrMethodist denomination, ranches, ranching, churches
961Kiwanis Club of Pharr302 W. ParkPharrfraternal organization, buildings, missions, Institutional building
16792La Trinidad united Methodist Church of Pharr101 E. Warren StreetPharrchurches, Methodist denomination
3140Louisiana-Rio Grande Canal CompanySouth 2nd Street at River LeveePharragriculture, general, land surveys, land companies, promotional towns
3779Old Pharr City HallCage Blvd. (US 281) at ParkPharrcities and towns
13233Pharr Volunteer Fire Department114 W. CherokeePharrfire, fire departments
323Battle of La BolsaTake US 281 east 4 milesProgressooutlaws, rangers, military topics
1955Former Station Site of Spiderweb Railroad FM 1015, Progresso (.3 mi north of US 281)ProgressoRailroads, land surveys, land companies, promotional towns
16291Asadores Ranch7 miles S. Donna at US 281 and FM 493Runranches, ranching
15872Handy Ranch.5 mile west of intersection FM 493 & US 281RunRanches, Ranching

San Juan

Marker #TittleAddresscityCode
4523San Antonio and Rio Grande Railway; old flossieUS 83 Access road about 0.5mi west of FM 1426San Juanrailroads 
4543San Juan Hotel125 W. 5th streetSan Juanbuildings, mission, inns, hotels, motels, design, construction
4544San Juan Plantation from San Juan, take FM 2557 S. to Highway 281, about 5.5 miles continue S. on County Road for .5 miles to Loval Road, go W. .25 miles San Juanhouses, residential, buildings, plantation
4545San Juan TownsiteFifth & standard (SW corner), San JuanSan Juancities, towns
17171St. John the Baptist Catholic Church16 W. First StreetSan Juanchurch, roman catholic church denomination
5504Tom Mayfield125 West 5th Street (Business 83), San JuanSan JuanWorld War I, law enforcement, rangers, local law
4458Saint Joseph's Churchat Toluca ranch from intersection of US 281 and FM 1015 about 0.8miToluca Ranchecclesiastical building, roman catholic church denomination, churches
7171St. Joseph's Churchoff Rancho Toluca RoadToluca LakeGeorgian revival, roman catholic church denomination, German immigrants, churches
1245Don Florencio Saenz Homesteadfrom intersection of US 281 and FM 1015, go south on FM 1015 about 0.8 miles, then take Rancho Toluca Road east 0.27 miles to palm tree lined lane, then go 0.25 miles southToluca Ranchranches, ranching, Spanish immigrants, immigration


Marker #TittleAddresscityCode
871Citrus Fruit Developed in Rio Grande Valley, Red meat Grapefruittake US 83 East 1.5 miles from WeslacoWeslacoAgriculture, General, Botany
13091Cortez Hotel260 S. Texas AveWeslacoSpanish Colonial Revival, Inns, Hotels, Motels, Mediterranean
16768Cpl. Harlon Block, USMC1020 W. 18th StreetWeslacoMilitary, Wars
15049First Baptist Church of Weslaco 600 S Kansas Ave, Weslaco, TX 78596WeslacoBaptist denomination, churches
13006First Christian Church of Weslaco205 W. Sixth St.WeslacoChristian Denomination, Churches
16277First Presbyterian Church709 S. Iowa AveWeslacoChurch
16783First united Methodist Church520 South Illinois St.WeslacoChurches
16344Gibson Park 301 S Border Ave, Weslaco, TX 78596Weslacoparks
2641Indiana Nebraska and Minnesota National Guards
Weslacomilitary topic
14410Red Meat Grapefruit
WeslacoBotany; parks
4945Skaggs House1027 S. Texas AveWeslacohouses, residential, buildings, design, construction, Spanish colonial revival
14400St. Joan of Arc Catholic Church109 S. Illinois AveWeslacochurches,  roman catholic church denomination
13004TexSun Corporation522 S. Texas BlvdWeslacoAgriculture, general, manufacturing, business topics
4254the rev. Pierre Yves Keralum417 S. International BlvdWeslacoFrench immigration, immigration, religious leaders, Presbyterian denomination, church
5754WeslacoWeslaco City hall, 500 S. Kansas AveWeslacocities, towns, land surveys, land companies, promotional towns
16644Weslaco City CemeterySE Corner E. Illinois at E. 10thWeslaco
5755Weslaco City HallWeslaco City hall, 500 S. Kansas AveWeslacocities, towns, land surveys, land companies, promotional towns
14484Weslaco High SchoolS. Iowa St at 7th StreetWeslacoEducational Topics,
5756Weslaco Water Tower118-120 N. Kansas AveWeslacofederal programs, water topics
17622Elder B. Barton

18322Gloria Evangelina Anzaldua

2787John H. Shary HomeFrom Mission take Sharyland rd. North .5 miles
governors,  housing, residential, business topics
15869La Piedad Cemetery

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