San Antonio in Bexar County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
Mission San Francisco Xavier de Nájera
Approximate Location of
Established in 1722 • Its Indian neophytes, few in number, passed into the care of the missionaries at San Antonio de Valero in 1726 • The land was later granted to the Mission Nuestra Seńora de La Purísima Concepción de Acuńa • Reestablished in this vicinity in 1731
Erected 1936 by State ofTexas. (Marker Number 3414.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & Religion • Native Americans. In addition, it is included in the Texas 1936 Centennial Markers and Monuments series list.
Location. 29° 23.071′ N, 98° 29.361′ W. Marker is in San Antonio, Texas, in Bexar County. Marker is on Mission Road 0.1 miles south of Hansford street, on the left when traveling south. The marker is located along the golf course on Mission Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: San Antonio TX 78210, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Mission Concepción (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Quarry (approx. half a mile away); The Church / La iglesia (approx. Rose Window / Ventana de Rosa (approx. 1.6 miles away); Indian Quarters / Habitaciones de los Indios (approx. 1.7 miles away); Fray Antonio Margil de Jesús (approx. 1.7 miles away); The Convento / El convento (approx. 1.7 miles away); Mission San José / La Misión de San José (approx. 1.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in San Antonio.
Also see . . . Spanish Missions. To the degree that the mission effort succeeded, it furthered the Spanish goals of political, economic, and religious expansion in America in competition with other European-origin nations. Source: The Handbook of Texas (Submitted on December 31, 2020, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas.)
Credits. This page was last revised on January 10, 2021. It was originally submitted on December 31, 2020, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas. This page has been viewed 30 times since then and 29 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on December 31, 2020, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.