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San Antonio in Bexar County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Mission San Francisco de la Espada

 
 
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By Brian Anderson, April 20, 2019
1. Mission San Francisco de la Espada Marker
Inscription.  On this spot early pioneers of San Antonio gathered in time of danger and also when they came to worship in the chapel of San Francisco de la Espada.

This lot was donated to the Archdiocese of San Antonio by the heirs of Josefa de la Garza Crawford
 
Erected 1930 by De Zavala Chapter, Texas Historical and Landmarks Association.
 
Location. 29° 19.131′ N, 98° 27.074′ W. Marker is in San Antonio, Texas, in Bexar County. Marker can be reached from Espada Road. Marker is located on the grounds of Mission San Francisco de la Espada, a unit of the San Antonio Missions National Historical Park. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 10040 Espada Road, San Antonio TX 78214, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. San Antonio Missions / Las misiones de San Antonio (approx. 3.3 miles away); The Mission Road / El Camino de las Misiones (approx. 3.4 miles away); Mission San José / La Misión de San José (approx. 3.4 miles away); The Convento / El convento
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By Brian Anderson, April 20, 2019
2. Mission San Francisco de la Espada Marker
(approx. 3.4 miles away); Rose Window / Ventana de Rosa (approx. 3˝ miles away); Indian Quarters / Habitaciones de los Indios (approx. 3˝ miles away); The Church / La iglesia (approx. 3˝ miles away); Spanish and Mexican Land Grants (approx. 4˝ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in San Antonio.
 
Also see . . .  San Francisco de la Espada Mission - The Handbook of Texas Online. Texas State Historical Association (TSHA) (Submitted on April 23, 2019, by Brian Anderson of Kingwood, Texas.) 
 
Categories. Churches & ReligionColonial EraSettlements & Settlers
 
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By Brian Anderson, April 27, 2014
3. Mission San Francisco de la Espada
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on April 24, 2019. This page originally submitted on April 23, 2019, by Brian Anderson of Kingwood, Texas. This page has been viewed 42 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 23, 2019, by Brian Anderson of Kingwood, Texas.
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