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Select photographs of my many visits to The Missions of the United States South and Southwest built by Spain and Mexico between 1565 and 1823.
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Mission Nuestra Señora del Espiritu Santo de Zuñiga

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Mission Nuestra Señora del Espiritu Santo de Zuñiga was first established in 1722 at the site of La Salle's Fort on Carcitas Creek in Victoria County. It served the Coco, Cujanes, Karankawa, and other tribes.
In 1726 it moved to Mission Valley along the Guadalupe River, serving the Jaranames and Tamiques. The Mission finally relocated to its current site in 1749 still serving the Jaranames and Tamiques.

The Mission was secularized in 1794.

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This label tells of the deterioration and reconstruction of the mission. Most missions deteriorate without care and most standingtoday have been restored. See Nuestra Señora del Rosarioon the other side of town for an unrestored mission.

Mission as seen from the highway.


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