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

    Tumacácori

    National Historical Park Arizona

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A rare winter storm embraces the San José de Tumacácori Mission ruins.

NPS Photo / Vicki Wolfe

A rare winter storm embraces the Mission San José de Tumacácori ruins.

 
 

Did You Know?

Mountains above Rancho Arizona

Arizona takes its name from a ranch of the same name, meaning "the good oak tree" in Basque, established by Bernardo de Urrea in 1735 in the rugged, mountain country about forty miles southwest of Tumacácori.