Spanish Missions in Texas approved by World Heritage Inscription

October 19, 2015 10:40 AM

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A series of Spanish missions in Texas has acknowledged their World Heritage Inscription this weekend. Mission San José y San Miguel de Aguayo, Mission Nuestra Señora de la Purisima Concepción de Acuña, Mission Espada and Mission San Juan Capistrano are the four missions that are included in San Antonio Missions National Historical Park.

San Antonio de Valero is the other mission that has acquired its place in history after a well-known battle in 1836. Secretary of the Interior, Sally Jewell, said in a news release, “The San Antonio Missions are universally admired for their representation of the unique, interwoven heritage of Spani...

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