6539 San Jose Drive, San Antonio Texas 78214
Located 6.2 miles south on US 281, San Jose y San Miguel de Aquayo Mission, known as the "Queen of Missions" was founded in 1720. The entire mission compound, including the outer wall with American Indian dwellings, granary and workshops, has been restored to the way it looked in the days of the conquistadores, or Spanish conquerers. A 1790 flour mill stands outside the north wall. The domed church has a rich facade, and on its south side is one if the finest examples of stone carving in America, known as the Rosa Window.
Other History nearby:
(San Antonio) Alamo Cenotaph
(New Braunfels) Alamo Classic Car Museum
(Devine) Bigfoot Wallace Museum
(San Antonio) Brooks Air Force Base
(San Antonio) Buckhorn Hall of Horns Museum
(Floresville) Canary Islands Cemetery
08/14 Coming to The San Antonio area
Wild Hog Festival and Craft Fair Sabinal TX March22-24 The annual World Championship Wild Hog Catching Contest features a two-person team chasing a wild hog in a pen, capturing the hog, placing it in a burlap sack and crossing the finish line in the fastest time.
Old Settlers Music Festival Driftwood TX April18-21 Central Texas' signature music event featuring Grammy-winning Americana, arts and craft, camping, food, and libations.
Austin Yoga Conference Austin TX May11-12 Mehtab, Kyra Haglund, Charlotte Matsumura, and Gioconda are among the master yoga teachers who will appear at the Austin Yoga Conference.
Cactus Pear Music Festival San Antonio TX July5-15 A classical music festival inspired by the cactus pear margarita.