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Near Nogales in Santa Cruz County, Arizona — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

Mission Guevavi

 
 
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By Brian Anderson, March 24, 2019
1. Mission Guevavi Marker
Inscription.  This site contains the ruins of Mission Los Santos Angeles de Guevavi, first established by Father Eusebio Francisco Kino in 1691. The property was donated to The Archaeological Conservancy for a permanent Archaeological Preserve by Ralph Wingfield on July 5, 1988 in memory of Marjorie Bangs Wingfield.

Listed on the National Register of Historic Places as a National Historic Landmark, this property has received funding assistance from the National Park Service and Arizona State Historic Preservation Office/State Parks Board.
 
Location. 31° 24.579′ N, 110° 54.052′ W. Marker is near Nogales, Arizona, in Santa Cruz County. Marker can be reached from North River Road 2.2 miles west of East Patagonia Highway (State Highway 82). Marker is located on the ground next to the entrance gate to the Guevavi sub-unit of Tumacácori National Historical Park. The Guevavi site can only be visited as part of a ranger guided tour. The tours, which, in addition to the Guevavi ruins, also visit the ruins of the Calabazas mission, are offered at various times throughout the
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By Brian Anderson, March 24, 2019
2. Mission Guevavi Marker
year and require a reservation. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Nogales AZ 85621, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 13 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Padre Eusebio Francisco Kino SJ (approx. 4.4 miles away); Grand Ave - Frank Reed School (approx. 4½ miles away); Camp Stephen D. Little (approx. 4.7 miles away); Commemorating Jacob Isaacson (approx. 5.7 miles away); Montezuma Hotel (approx. 5.7 miles away); John Ward's Ranch (approx. 9.3 miles away); Cady Hall (approx. 12.4 miles away); Patagonia Depot (approx. 12.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Nogales.
 
Also see . . .
1. Kino Heritage Society. (Submitted on December 2, 2019.)
2. NPS: Los Santos Ángeles de Guevavi. (Submitted on December 2, 2019.)
 
Categories. Churches & ReligionColonial Era
 
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By Brian Anderson, March 24, 2019
3. Mission Guevavi Ruins
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on December 2, 2019. This page originally submitted on April 24, 2019, by Brian Anderson of Kingwood, Texas. This page has been viewed 128 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 24, 2019, by Brian Anderson of Kingwood, Texas.
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