St. Thomas Indian Mission

St. Thomas Indian Mission Yuma Arizona


Stock #: 65218
Type: Postcard
Era: Chrome
City: Yuma
State: Arizona (AZ)
County: Yuma
Publisher: H. S. Crocker Co.
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)
Additional Details:
Founded in 1771 by early Spanish missionaries on the bank of the Colorado River. The present-day Yuma area was first sighted by Father Kino in 1700. Yuma boasts a colorful history of quests for gold, Spanish exploration, missionary massacres by the Indians, and the eventual taming by early frontiersmen.

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