Mission Nuestra Señora del Espíritu Santo de Zúñiga (La Bahía)
Mission Nuestra Señora del Espíritu Santo de Zúñiga (La Bahía), Victoria County, Texas
Unlike most Spanish missions excavated during the Work Progress Administration era, this mission’s extensive ruins have not been reconstructed. The ruins exist as an excellent example of unaltered early Spanish Colonial architecture.
Time Period: ca. 1726-1749
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El Camino Real de los Tejas and the Old San Antonio Road, now a national historic trail, served as an avenue for continuity and change, bringing cultural innovations into Texas from the north, as it had earlier brought Spanish-Mexican institutions from the south.