A nine-mile corridor through present day El Paso, Texas, connects two historic missions and a presidio chapel.
Built in 1862, Ysleta is the oldest continuously operated parish in Texas
Tags: Church, El Paso Mission Trail, San Elizario Presidio Chapel, Socorro Mission, Travel, Ysleta Mission
Interesting how simple they are, compared to the more ornate missions like San Xavier del Bac in Tucson. Love your blog and its gorgeous pictures.
Thanks for the complements. They are very basic, but kind of interesting nonetheless. As to San Xavier, well, stay tuned. ;-)
very pretty !!!
[…] A short drive from downtown Tucson, Arizona, San Xavier stands as one of the most impressive missions we’ve visited in our tour of the Southwest. Its seemingly spotless white façade is a distinct contrast to the more ancient look of the San Antonio Missions. And its ornate architecture sets it apart from the simpler structures we found on El Paso’s Mission Trail. […]
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