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

    San Antonio Missions

    National Historical Park Texas

Books for Adults

For information on purchasing these and other books, contact the Park Store.
 

Gente de Razón: People of Reason, CD; Western National Parks Association 1998

 
San Antonio Missions National Historical Park by Luis Torres; Western National Parks Association 1993
 
A Sense of Mission: Historic Churches of the Southwest
A Sense of Mission: Historic Churches of the Southwest by Thomas A. Drain, Photographs by David Wakely; Chronicle Books 1994
 
The Spanish Missions of San Antonio by Lewis F. Fisher; Maverick Publishing 1998
 
A Taste of the Missions: A Texas Cookbook compiled by Los Compadres de San Antonio Missions Historical Historical Park; Wimmer Cookbooks 2005
 
Roadside Guide to Mission Churches: California, Arizona, New Mexico, Texas, Baja California, and Northern Mexico; Coop's Maps 2000
 
The Texas Indians by David La Vere; Texas A&M University Press 2004
 
San Antonio Legacy by Donald E. Everett, Illustrations by José Cisneros; Maverick Publishing 1979
 
Lone Star: A History of Texas and the Texans by T.R. Fehrenback; Da Capo Press 1968
 
The Texas Connection with the American Revolution by Robert H. Thonhoff; Eakin Press 2000
 

Passport to Your National Parks - Explorer Edition; Eastern Parks and Monuments Association

Passport to Your National Parks - Pocket Edition; Eastern Parks and Monuments Association

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.