Nuestra Señora del Pilar de Nacogdoches

By: Robert Bruce Blake

Type: General Entry

Published: 1952

Updated: August 11, 2020


Nuestra Señora del Pilar de Nacogdoches was the name bestowed upon the community of Nacogdoches at the time of the first Spanish settlement there in 1716. The name was used throughout the Spanish period but was discontinued with the establishment of Mexican independence in 1821.

Bexar Archives, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, University of Texas at Austin. Nacogdoches Archives, Steen Library, Stephen F. Austin State University; Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, University of Texas at Austin; Texas State Archives, Austin.

Categories:

  • Religion
  • Catholic
  • Architecture
  • Missions
  • Presidios
  • Pueblos

Time Periods:

  • Spanish Texas

The following, adapted from the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition, is the preferred citation for this entry.

Robert Bruce Blake, “Nuestra Señora del Pilar de Nacogdoches,” Handbook of Texas Online, accessed September 21, 2021, https://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/entries/nuestra-senora-del-pilar-de-nacogdoches.

Published by the Texas State Historical Association.

1952
August 11, 2020

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