Marker Text: Named for the Rev. John Martin Moye, founder (1762) of the Sisters of Divine Providence, religious order that opened school in Castroville in 1868, and built first part of this structure in 1873: first mother house of the order in the United States.
Occupants since 1900 have been Providence Industrial School, St. Philip's Seminary, Refuge for Persecution Victims, and several other endeavors.
Repurchased 1939 by Sisters of Divine Providence and used as military academy for boys. Now used as Training Center for Religious Life. (1972)
Marker No: 3506
Aluminum 18 x 28 Subject Marker
Geographic: 29.354723, -98.878204
Location: Fronts I-90 in Castroville on north side