Victoria Founder Historical Marker Dedication Set for Saturday
Martin de Leon is known as the founder of the city of Victoria and Victoria County, and he'll be honored tomorrow (Saturday June 4) with the dedication of a historical marker in Port Lavaca.
The marker, which will be unveiled aat the Bauer Exhibit Building at Six mile Park, will be unveiled at 10 a.m. and will include a presentation about de Leon's history, including the original Victoria trading port.
The de Leon family has set up a go fund me account to raise money to place statues of both de Leon and his wife in De Leon Plaza in Victoria. To contribute, click here.