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A kid"s guide to exploring San Antonio Missions National Historical Park

by Mary Maruca

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Published by Southwest Parks and Monuments Association in Tucson, Ariz .
Written in English

    Places:
  • San Antonio Missions National Historical Park (San Antonio, Tex.),
  • San Antonio (Tex.),
  • Texas,
  • San Antonio,
  • Texas.
    • Subjects:
    • Spanish mission buildings -- Texas -- San Antonio -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Indians of North America -- Missions -- Texas -- San Antonio -- History -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Missions -- Texas.,
    • Indians of North America -- Missions -- Texas.,
    • National parks and reserves.,
    • San Antonio Missions National Historical Park (San Antonio, Tex.) -- Juvenile literature.,
    • San Antonio (Tex.) -- History -- Juvenile literature.,
    • San Antonio (Tex.) -- Buildings, structures, etc. -- Juvenile literature.,
    • San Antonio Missions National Historical Park (San Antonio, Tex.)

    • About the Edition

      An overview of the San Antonio Mission, its buildings, and the people who inhabited it, including Franciscan friars, Coahuiltecan Indians, Apache Indians, and Spanish soldiers.

      Edition Notes

      Statement[written by Mary Maruca ; edited by Abby Mogollón].
      GenreJuvenile literature.
      ContributionsMogollón, Abby., Southwest Parks and Monuments Association.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF394.S27 S23 2000
      The Physical Object
      Pagination[12] p. :
      Number of Pages12
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL49304M
      ISBN 101583690026
      LC Control Number99052165
      OCLC/WorldCa42726061

      The National Park Service now runs the other four missions besides the Alamo, all still active parishes, run in cooperation with the Archdiocese of San Antonio. The Park Service has assigned each mission an interpretive theme to educate visitors about the roles they played in early San Antonio society.3/3(1). San Antonio Missions National Historical Park. This San Antonio park preserves four Spanish frontier missions dating back to the 18th century, including San Jose, San Juan, Espada, and Concepcion Missions.

      The National Parks Untold Stories | San Antonio Missions: Keeping History Alive San Antonio Missions National Historical Park is a hub for the city's Latino community. The San Antonio Missions play a key role in telling the story of Spanish colonialists and Native Americans of the Southwest. The park preserves the largest intact concentration of Spanish Colonial buildings in the United States today, including exquisite mission churches with Romanesque, Moorish and Spanish baroque designs dating as far back as

      Pages in category "San Antonio Missions National Historical Park" The following 9 pages are in this category, out of 9 total. This list may not reflect recent changes (learn more). Located a few miles south of downtown San Antonio, San Antonio Missions National Historical Park is open daily from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and admission is .


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A kid"s guide to exploring San Antonio Missions National Historical Park by Mary Maruca Download PDF EPUB FB2

San Antonio Missions. National Historical Park Texas. Park Home ; Plan Your Visit. Basic Information. Books for Children & Educators. Educators. All certified Educators, regardless of state or country of residence, can receive a 15% discount on all purchases at the Park Store.

Additionally, non-profit educational facilities do not pay. Junior Ranger Activity Guide. NPS Photo. Junior Ranger Activities Become a Junior Ranger.

Start your visit to the missions by picking up an activity book at the Visitor Center or downloading a copy here. Become a Junior Ranger. Start your visit to the missions by picking up an activity book at the Visitor Center or downloading a copy here.

Today, these missions are run by the National Park Service in conjunction with the San Antonio Catholic Diocese where the faithful still attend mass. The photographs are beautiful, they show in detail the outstanding craftmanship of these missions.

The history described in this book is interesting and tell the story 5/5(3). This book, published by the National Park Service, has many wonderful photos of the missions and tells the history of each of the four missions.

Today, these missions are under the protection of the National Park Service and are enjoyed by the public and one two are active churches under the San Antonio Catholic Diocese/5.

The San Antonio Missions National Historical Park: a Commitment to Research [Cruz, Gilberto R.] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The San Antonio Missions National Historical Park: a Commitment to Research Author: Gilberto R. Cruz. First established by Catholic missionaries on the frontier of the Spanish Southwest, San Antonio Missions National Historical Park highlights the history behind the colonization of this area.

Take a step back into the 18th century and explore Location: San Jose Dr, San Antonio, TXUSA. The first mission in San Antonio was established in and it wasn’t long until there were five missions along the San Antonio River.

Four of these fall within the boundaries of the National Historic Park on: Roosevelt Avenue, San Antonio,TX. San Antonio Missions National Historical Park is a piece of a UNESCO World Heritage Site preserving four of the five Spanish frontier missions in San Antonio.

The legacy and history of San Antonio began with a simple ceremony when, inFranciscans and Spanish representatives established the first mission. The southernmost of the four missions in the San Antonio National Historical Park, Mission Espada has kind of a cozy feel to it that makes it a great mission to ease into your day of exploring.

It was established in and included the priest’s residence, a church, blacksmith’s shop, kiln, and other workrooms with spinning wheels and looms. Maintained as the San Antonio Missions National Historical Park, they are massive walled compounds where priests and local Native Americans lived and worked.

Whether you manage to explore all four of San Antonio's missions in one day or the Texas heat only allows you to get through one, it’s worth the effort/5(6). Travelers explore the San Antonio Missions National Park San Antonio Missions National Historical Park - San Great Smoky Mountains Travel Guide: 2 Days Exploring the National Park.

The Spanish Missions of San Antonio are some of the most interesting parts of the city. The Alamo is the most famous, and little remains (but is being reclaimed). The other missions along the river will show you more about how they were constructed, inhabited, served the /5(K).

Book your tickets online for San Antonio Missions National Historical Park, San Antonio: See 1, reviews, articles, and photos of San Antonio Missions National Historical Park, ranked No.3 on Tripadvisor among attractions in San Antonio/5(K). On this trip to San Antonio, Texas the show visits San Antonio Missions Historical National Park.

The Crown Jewel of San Antonio is the Missions National Historical Park. Now a recognized UNESCO World Heritage Site, 4 of the remaining 5 missions are open for touring.

Founded and constructed in the /5(K). San Antonio Missions National Historical Park, San Antonio, TX. likes 3 talking about this 4, were here. Government Organization/5(31). San Antonio Missions: Keeping History Alive centers on San Antonio Missions National Historical Park.

A thriving hub for the city's Latino community, the park hosts Spanish and English language. San Antonio Missions National Historical Park: Beautiful History - See 1, traveller reviews, candid photos, and great deals for San Antonio, TX, at Tripadvisor.5/5(K).

Roadways connect each site in this mostly urban park. From downtown and the Alamo area: Travel south on South St. Mary’s Street. Approximately one mile south of downtown, after passing beneath railroad tracks, South St.

Mary’s becomes Roosevelt Ave. Continue on Roosevelt 4 miles, to a drive-in theater on your left, followed by a large stone structure: Mission San on: Roosevelt Avenue, San Antonio,TX.

San Antonio Missions National Historical Park is a National Historical Park and part of a UNESCO World Heritage Site preserving four of the five Spanish frontier missions in San Antonio, Texas, outposts were established by Catholic religious orders to spread Christianity among the local missions formed part of a colonization system that Designated: (39th session).Other missions, including Concepción, San José, San Juan, and Espada, make up the San Antonio Missions National Historical Park.

Explain that students will learn about the San Antonio missions and their purpose, explore daily life in the missions, and understand the Spanish missions' influence on Texas and the San Antonio region.Overview.

Explore the colonial past of Texas on a day trip to San Antonio Missions National Historical Park. Avoid the stress of navigating alone and instead relax on the ride to the four iconic missions, still standing as they were in the s. Going with a guide ensures you learn more about Spanish colonization of native peoples 5/5().