Map showing location of the original King's Highway from Sabine River to Rio Grande River, marked by DAR of Texas.

Description

Map of the original King's Highway (now the El Camino Real de los Tejas National Historic Trail) from the Sabine River to the Rio Grande River, surveyed on the behalf of the Texas chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution. The map also includes county/parish lines, bodies of water, and major towns. No scale indicated.

Physical Description

1 map ; 29 x 34 cm.

Creation Information

Creator: Unknown. 1918?.

Context

This map is part of the collection entitled: Abilene Library Consortium and one other and was provided by Hardin-Simmons University Library to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 512 times , with 70 in the last month . More information about this map can be viewed below.

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Description

Map of the original King's Highway (now the El Camino Real de los Tejas National Historic Trail) from the Sabine River to the Rio Grande River, surveyed on the behalf of the Texas chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution. The map also includes county/parish lines, bodies of water, and major towns. No scale indicated.

Physical Description

1 map ; 29 x 34 cm.

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Identifier

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  • Accession or Local Control No: HSU-0307002084241
  • Accession or Local Control No: 10.A.1
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metapth493251

Collections

This map is part of the following collections of related materials.

Abilene Library Consortium

Featuring thousands of newspapers, photographs, sound recordings, technical drawings, and much more, this diverse collection tells the story of Texas through the preservation and exhibition of valuable resources.

Jesse Wallace Williams Map Collection

Historic topographic maps of locations in Texas and surrounding states. The detailed maps include precise locations of roads, waterways, structures and more.

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Creation Date

  • 1918?

Added to The The Portal to Texas History

  • Sept. 13, 2014, 4:30 p.m.

Description Last Updated

  • Jan. 8, 2015, 1:10 p.m.

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Yesterday: 0
Past 30 days: 70
Total Uses: 512

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Coordinates

  • 29.560738, -104.372146
  • 31.568785, -93.484064

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Map showing location of the original King's Highway from Sabine River to Rio Grande River, marked by DAR of Texas., map, 1918?; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth493251/: accessed October 22, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Hardin-Simmons University Library.