History

mission ruins from the 1700s with a trees, blue skies, and clouds
Mission Concepción, located on El Camino Real de los Tejas National Historic Trail, was completed in 1755. Located near downtown San Antonio, it was one of more than 40 Texas missions that the Spanish built between the 1680s and the 1790s.

Christopher Talbot


The history team works with partner associations and other organizations to
  • Encourage historical research and writing to better preserve, protect, and interpret the nine national historic trails and one historic road administered by NTIR
  • Disseminate research and historic site information
  • Ensure that interpretive materials are historically accurate and reflect office goals
  • Engage in community outreach activities to underserved Hispanic and other traditional communities
Technical Assistance

  • Care and support of trail research
  • Development of research plans for each trail, in conjunction with the trail associations
  • Assistance with development of management plans, museum exhibits, interpretive waysides, trail brochures, and similar products developed through this office

Contact Us

Frank Norris: Email Us
Angelica Sánchez-Clark: Email Us

Last updated: October 14, 2016