Historical Marker


Site Of Mission Muestra Senora de la Luz

Marker Erected 1936
Marker Located in front of post office on eastbound side of IH-10, Wallisville


Marker Text:

Established in 1757 by Franciscan missionaries with the purpose of civilizing and Christianizing the Orcoquiza and Bidai Indians. Abandoned in 1772.

Marker Number: 9127
Subject Codes: MN
Marker Size: 36' Centennial - Subject Marker (gray)
UTM Zone: 15
UTM Easting: 332487
UTM Northing: 3302337