Approximate Site Reached by the Espinosa-Olivares-Aguirre Expedition
This marker indicates the approximate site of the Espinosa-Olivares-Aguirre expedition. This expedition was officially a "good will" trip made in 1709. At the time, Spain had held a claim on Texas for 190 years; however, following the closing of East Texas missions, the Spanish learned of a trading trip made by the French to Texas.
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