• Mission San Jose

    El Camino Real de los Tejas

    National Historic Trail TX,LA

Mission Nuestra Señora del Espíritu Santo de Zúñiga (La Bahía)

mission nuestra senora del espiritu santo
Christopher Talbot
 

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
Ownership: Private

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Did You Know?

Daughters of the American Revolution granite marker sits on El Camino Real de los Tejas

Throughout the 19th century, portions of El Camino Real de los Tejas, now a national historic trail, became known as the Old San Antonio Road and were used as immigration routes for people coming from the United States.