San Antonio Missions National Historic Park

The San Antonio Missions were established along the San Antonio river in the 1700s as a way to spread the Catholic Faith and establish a Spanish colonial society in this part of Texas. ┬áConstruction was financed by the Crown of Spain, and the Franciscans were charged with operating this arm of the church, and converting the indigenous people known as Coahuiltecans, to Catholicism. ┬áThere is … Continue reading San Antonio Missions National Historic Park