El Camino Real

Historic routes of the Spanish colonial El Camino Real de los Tejas, the portion in the United States is a National Historic Trail.
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Airs Tuesday, May 16, 2017, at 7:45 p.m. Dr. Gary Joiner explores the history of the El Camino Real, a royal road which spans the broad expanse of Texas.  History Matters is made possible in part by the Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities and Louisiana Cultural Vistas Magazine.  

Caddo Mounds State Historic Site

 The Cherokee County Historical Commission of East Texas in  celebrating the Tri-centennial year of the Mission Padre San Francisco that was established 300 years ago in 1716,  will rededicate the mission at 10 a.m. Tuesday, July 5, 2016

The El Camino Real: From its starting point in Louisiana, this royal road spans the broad expanse of Texas. Commentator Gary Joiner explores its history.