San Antonio Missions National Historical Park Mission Espada Well and Chapel
Photograph - Fine Art Print
San Antonio Missions National Historic Park - Mission Espada Exterior and Well- San Antonio, Texas, USA. More Missions photos can be found in my San Antonio, Texas gallery.
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Founded in 1690 as San Francisco de los Tejas near present-day Weches, Texas, this was the first mission in Texas. In 1731, the mission transferred to the San Antonio River area and renamed Mission San Francisco de la Espada. A friary was built in 1745, and the church was completed in 1756.
July 30th, 2013
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