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San Antonio Missions National Historical Park

Jim Corless

San Antonio Missions National Historical Park

Mission Espada

by Jim Corless

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Published by National Park Service, U.S. Dept. of the Interior in [Washington, D.C.?] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mission San Francisco de la Espada (San Antonio, Tex.),
  • San Antonio Missions National Historical Park (Tex.)

  • Edition Notes

    Shipping list no.: 86-595-P

    ContributionsUnited States. National Park Service
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[2] p. :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13609442M

    Department of Government and Public Affairs. Home > Government Affairs >. View in our product catalog. The San Antonio Missions were among the largest concentrations of Spanish missions in North America, established in the s, and helped create the foundation for the City of San Antonio, TX. The construction of aqueducts and irrigation canals (acequias) brought water to the missions sustaining farming and ranching.

    San Antonio Missions National Historical Park, San Antonio, Texas. 13, likes talking about this. San Antonio Missions National Historical Park is a unit of the National Park Service and the Followers: 15K. Explore camper reviews and photos of the campgrounds in San Antonio Missions National Historical Park. Last-minute getaway? Camping near San Antonio Missions National Historical Park is easy with Hipcamp, where private landowners offer one .

    In , Mission San José was declared a State Historic Site, and later that same year, a National Historic Site. When the San Antonio Missions National Historical Park was established in November , the Spanish colonial mission was assured protection in cooperation with the Archdiocese of San Antonio and the parish. Founded in , Mission Heritage Partners' mission is to preserve, protect and promote the San Antonio Missions National Historical Park. Mission Heritage Partners is the official chartered friends group and represent a community of people committed to filling the funding and advocacy gap for the four Missions within the Park.


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San Antonio Missions National Historical Park by Jim Corless Download PDF EPUB FB2

This excellent book published by the National Park Service describes the five Colonial Spanish Catholic Missions in San Antionio, Texas that are now a part of the National Park Service. The history of the missions of San Jose, Mission San Antonio aka "The Alamo", Mission San Juan, and Mission Espada are fascinating and begin when they were built by Spanish Priests 5/5(3).

This book, published by the National Park Service, has many wonderful photos of the missions and tells the history of each of the four missions. Today, these missions are under the protection of the National Park Service and are enjoyed by the public and one two are active churches under the San Antonio Catholic Diocese/5(1).

The bookstore is located in the Visitor Center at Mission San Jose: San Jose Drive, San Antonio TX San Antonio Missions. National Historical Park Texas. Info; Alerts; Maps; Calendar; Reserve; Alerts In Effect Dismiss Dismiss View all alerts × Contact Us.

Books for Children & Educators. Educators. All certified Educators, regardless of state or country of residence, can receive a 15% discount on all purchases at the Park Store. Additionally. San Antonio Missions Junior Ranger Booklet, pictured here at Mission San José.

NPS Photo. The Crown Jewel of San Antonio is the Missions National Historical Park. Now a recognized UNESCO World Heritage Site, 4 of the remaining 5 missions are open for touring. Founded and constructed in the /5(K). San Antonio Missions National Historical Park is a piece of a UNESCO World Heritage Site preserving four of the five Spanish frontier missions in San Antonio.

The legacy and history of San Antonio began with a simple ceremony when, inFranciscans and Spanish representatives established the first mission. The Alamo, originally called Mission San Antonio de Valero during the mission era, is the northernmost mission in San Antonio.

The Alamo is not part of the San Antonio Missions National Historical Park boundary, but the site helps to complete the mission story in San Antonio. A New God and King. Af years, the people of South Texas found their cultures, their very lives under attack. In the early s Apache raided from the north, deadly diseases traveled from Mexico, and drought lingered.

Survival lay in the missions. By entering a mission. San Antonio Missions. The Mission Trails hike and bike trail includes San Antonio’s five Spanish colonial missions.

Beginning at the northern end of the trail with Mission San Antonio de Valero (the Alamo), the route encompasses the other four missions of Concepcion, San Jose, San Juan, and Espada. San Antonio Missions National Historical Park. The San Antonio Missions National Historical Park was established in by the United States Congress.

Four Missions. There are four missions in the National Park. From north to south: Mission Concepcion, Mission San José, Mission San Juan Capistrano, and Mission Espada. Each mission is about miles from the next mission. It is very easy to drive from mission to mission, and parking is available at each mission site.

San Antonio Missions National Historical Park is a National Historical Park and part of a UNESCO World Heritage Site preserving four of the five Spanish frontier missions in San Antonio, Texas, USA. These outposts were established by Catholic religious orders to spread Christianity among the local natives.

These missions formed part of a colonization system that stretched across Designated: (39th session). San Antonio Missions National Historical Park, San Antonio.

First established by Catholic missionaries on the frontier of the Spanish Southwest, San Antonio Missions National Historical Park highlights the history behind the colonization of this on: San Jose Dr, San Antonio, TXUSA. This excellent book published by the National Park Service describes the five Colonial Spanish Catholic Missions in San Antionio, Texas that are now a part of the National Park Service.

The history of the missions of San Jose, Mission San Antonio aka "The Alamo", Mission San Juan, and Mission Espada are fascinating and begin when they were 5/5(2). The United States National Park Service manages all the property within the boundaries of the San Antonio Missions National Historical Park, which was established under Public Law () and Public Law ().

The four mission churches within the National Historical Park are owned and operated by the Archdiocese of San Antonio. A comprehensive guide to visiting The Alamo in San Antonio as well as the San Antonio Missions National Historical Park.

We'll give you a brief history of The Alamo and the Battle of the Alamo and tell you everything you need to know in order to visit The Alamo in San Antonio Texas, including how to get here, options for visiting, tips for parking, and nearby attractions in San Antonio. Celebrated San Antonio historian Lewis F.

Fisher, whose Maverick Publishing Company was acquired by Trinity University Press inhas published forty-five books on topics ranging from San Antonio’s Spanish heritage to its urban development, and from the military to sports, architecture, and multicultural legends.A former member of the San Antonio River /5(7).

Get this from a library. San Antonio Missions National Historical Park, Texas. [United States. National Park Service.;]. The National Park Service offers many educational opportunities for students to experience the natural and cultural history of the San Antonio Missions.

The park is an ideal "outdoor classroom" in which to explore the heritage of our nation's Spanish Colonial past and appreciate the value of historic on: Headquarters Roosevelt Avenue, San Antonio,TX.

The Sights at San Antonio Missions National Historical Park, Texas. The park contains numerous other historical sites, including an 18 th-century aqueduct and has many miles of hiking trails. There are four missions in the park, the earliest being Mission San Francisco de la Espada, which was established in Author: Ed Whelan.San Antonio Missions National Historic Park The National Park Service website for the missions and mission trail provides brief historical background as well as helpful visitor information including a calendat of upcoming events.

For teachers, see also the excellent NPS resources under Teaching with Historic Places Lesson Plans: San Antonio.Southside, San Antonio (0 miles from San Antonio Missions National Historical Park) Less than a 10 minute drive from downtown San Antonio, this motel offers free Wi-Fi in all guest rooms.

The Riverside Golf Course is right across the street from the property.