Mission Espada Aqueduct

mission espada aqueduct

Christopher Talbot


Mission Espada Aqueduct, Bexar County, Texas

This National Historic Landmark shows the vital role of water in the survival of missions in the vicinity of San Antonio. According to tradition, goat’s milk served as a cementing agent in the mortar used in constructing the aqueduct.

Time period: 1700s
Ownership: Private

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