Espiritu Santo de Zuniga: A Frontier Mission in South Texas

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Winner, Citation, San Antonio Conservation Society, 2009 In the early part of the eighteenth century, the Spanish colonial mission Espiritu Santo de Zuniga was relocated from far south Texas to a site along the Guadalupe River in Mission Valley, Victoria County. This mission, along with a handful of others in south Texas, was established by the Spaniards in an effort to Christianize and civilize the local Native American tribes in the hopes that they would become loyal Spanish citizens who would protect this new frontier ...

Espiritu Santo de Zuniga: A Frontier Mission in South Texas 2007, University of Texas Press, Austin, TX

ISBN-13: 9780292714786

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Espiritu Santo de Zuniga: A Frontier Mission in South Texas 2007, University of Texas Press, Austin, TX

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