spanish mission timeline

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In History
  • mission (Rio) San Clemente

    mission (Rio) San Clemente
    San Clemente was the first Texas mission.
  • mission Nuestra Señora de la Limpia

    mission Nuestra Señora de la Limpia
    Some structures were destroyed by flooding in 1744 and 1829.
  • mission Corpus Christi de la Ysleta

    mission Corpus Christi de la Ysleta
    The Ysleta Mission is recognized as the oldest continuously operated parish in the State of Texas.
  • mission San Antonio de Senecu

    mission San Antonio de Senecu
    Like Mission Corpus Christi de la Ysleta, the Senecú mission was founded by refugees fleeing from the Pueblo Revolt in New Mexico.
  • mission San Francisco de los Tejas

    mission San Francisco de los Tejas
    San Francisco de los Tejas was the first mission built in the Spanish state of Texas. (There are earlier missions in what is now west Texas, but those missions were built the land was in Mexico.)
  • mission San Juan Bautista

    mission San Juan Bautista
    It was founded on St. John’s Day, June 24, 1699, on the Río de Sabinas, about 25 miles north of Lampazos, Nuevo León, Mexico. On January 1, 1700, it was relocated to Guerrero, Coahuila, Mexico.
  • mission Nuestra Senora de la purísima

    mission Nuestra Senora de la purísima
    In 1835 Mission Concepción was the site of the Battle of Concepción, in which Texas revolutionaries under James Bowie defeated Mexican troops; some of the buildings were apparently damaged during the fight.
  • mission Nuestra Senora de Guadalupe

    mission Nuestra Senora de Guadalupe
    It was abandoned in 1758 due to fears of Comanche raids.
  • mission Nuestra Senora de los Dolores

    mission Nuestra Senora de los Dolores
    Mission Dolores was established in 1717. It was abandoned in 1719 with the advent of hostilities between Spain and France.
  • mission San Antonio de Valero (the Alamo)

    mission San Antonio de Valero (the Alamo)
    The Alamo was the site of a battle that took place during Texas's bid for independence from Mexico: All defenders were killed, but within six weeks the opposition leader, Santa Anna, was captured.