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St. Thomas Church New York City

St Thomas Chruch New York New York

Mission San Diego de Alcalá

Mission San Diego de Alcalá, California, Church

500 years ago nobody wanted the stretch of land known today as California. No Europeans, anyway. For hundreds of years the Spanish knew of the area but didn’t care to settle there. It wasn’t until King Carlos III learned that Russian seal hunters were operating on the Pacific Coast that he felt compelled to claim for Spain what it had never previously desired.

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El Paso Mission Trail

A nine-mile corridor through present day El Paso, Texas, connects two historic missions and a presidio chapel.

Ysleta Mission

Ysleta Mission, El Paso, TX

Built in 1862, Ysleta is the oldest continuously operated parish in Texas

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