Preservation work at Tumacácori has been ocurring for decades, as has the evolution of preservation technique and philosophy.
Archeologist, and former Chief of Resources Management of Tumacácori NHP, Jeremy Moss takes us on an in-depth journey in his three-part article entitled, "Of Adobe, Lime, and Cement: The Preservation History of the San José de Tumacácori Mission Church."
For a very early perspective about preservation work at the park, read a booklet entitled "Mission San Jose de Tumacacori," now online, written by Tumacácori's first superintendent, Frank Pinkley.
Did You Know?
It is estimated that since 1917 over 20 million dollars have been spent on the preservation and upkeep of Tumacácori's ruins.