Victoria is one of the oldest cities in Texas, founded by Martin De Leon in 1824. Let that date sink in for a little bit. Victoria is older than 26 of the states in the United States. With that long of a history, there are bound to be quite a few interesting stories to be told. If you were ever curious about some of the more curious of nuggets from Victoria's past, several new installations in town are here to help. The "Victoria Trail Through Time" is a series of beautifully designed displays in Downtown Victoria and Riverside Park that tell the tales that have occurred during Victoria's amazing history. So take some time to check out these fascinating stories from years gone by.
Downtown Victoria Locations:
-Fossati's Delicatessen: "The Macaroni Line"
-Corner of Juan Linn St. and Main St.: "Jose Maria Jesus Carbajal"
Riverside Park Locations:
-"Round Top House and the Great Comanche Raid"
-"Steamboating and the Guadalupe"
-"Margaret Wright: The Mother of Texas"
-"Presidio la Bahia Mission Espiritu Santo"