Search help

Item Details

Mission de la Concepcion de Purisima, First Mission, San Antonio, Texas
Description2 pages
City, StateSan Antonio, TX
DenominationCatholic Church
SubjectFine Arts
NotesThis Mission was built in 1730, and is in an almost perfect state of preservation; the chapel is used for mass every morning. Located within two miles of the heart of the San Antonio business district, it is one of the chain of Missions built by the early settlers for the promulgation of the Christian faith, and for protection from the Indians.
CollectionJames R. Tanis Collection of Church Postcards
ContributorPrinceton Theological Seminary
RightsCopyright Not EvaluatedCopyright Not EvaluatedDigitized collections are made accessible for purposes of education and research. More...
Open Alternate Viewer