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

    Tumacácori

    National Historical Park Arizona

Lime Kiln

The lime kiln, where limestone rocks were fired for conversion to lime plaster, is like all the other structures at Tumacácori National Historical Park - it requires constant maintenance by the Park preservation crew to keep it from deteriorating. It even requires lime plaster to preserve it from moisture.
 
Lime Kiln
Photo by Jana Tschopp
 
Lime Kiln
Photo by Jana Tschopp
 
Lime Kiln
Photo by Jana Tschopp
 
Lime Kiln
Photo by Jana Tschopp

Did You Know?

Apache Warrior

Some Apaches raided somewhere in the Pimería Alta during the full moon nearly every month, using the darkness for cover and the light of the moon to travel swiftly.