San Xavier del Bac

Linda Sparks

Green Valley, United States

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From the earliest times, the Tohono O’odham settlement in which the Mission is located was called Bac, “place where the water appears,” because the Santa Cruz River, which ran underground for some distance, reappears on the surface nearby.
The celebrated Jesuit missionary and explorer, Father Eusebio Francisco Kino first visited Bac in 1692. The present mission was constructed between 1783 and 1797. San Xavier Mission is acclaimed by many to be the finest example of mission architecture in the United States. It is a graceful blend of Moorish, Byzantine and late Mexican Renaissance architecture.

Made a National Historic Landmark in 1960 and on the National Registry of Historic Places 1966.

11/25/15 1726 views

Taken with Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ18


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