Old Mission, San Xavier Del Bac

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Type:
Linen
Stamp:
1c
Postmark/Cancel:
1947
Size:
3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)
Stock #:
14052

Description:

San Xavier Mission is located in the center of peaceful Papago Village, about 10 miles out of Tucson. It was founded in 1692 by Father Kino and the foundation was laid in 1704. It was not made a permanent mission until 1732 when it became firmly established serving Tucson and Bac until 1751 when it was halted by the bloody uprising of the Pima, Papago and Ceres Indians

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