• Sunlight illuminates the top of historic Mission San José de Tumacácori church.

    Tumacácori

    National Historical Park Arizona

Dome

While the dome of the Tumacácori Mission church is of burnt adobe construction, the lime plaster still must be stripped away and replaced periodically as it deteriorates.
 
Dome preservation
NPS Photo by David Yubeta

Did You Know?

Tortilla Sonorense

The Tortilla Sonorense (Sonoran Tortilla), made of wheat flour, is patted and stretched until it is an arm's length in diameter before it is cooked.