• The churches of San Antonio were the heart of the Spanish colonal mission communities.

    San Antonio Missions

    National Historical Park Texas

Contact Public Affairs

Public Affairs Office
San Antonio Missions NHP
2202 Roosevelt Avenue
San Antonio, TX 78210
210.534.8833
email

Photographs are in public domain. Please credit NPS, San Antonio Missions National Historical Park

Did You Know?

Longhorn cattle evolved from 3 breeds of cattle that the Spanish imported in the 18th century.

that Texas longhorn cattle evolved from 3 breeds the Spanish imported to the Americas in the 17th and 18th centuries? They were the barrenda or piebald, the retinto, and ganado prieto. Modern longhorn have long legs and a narrow body - perfectly suited to travel long distances in dry, harsh country.