Alonso Álvarez led several expeditions to map the western coastlines of the Gulf of Mexico, from the Yucatán Peninsula to the Pánuco River, just north of Veracruz.
Álvar Núñez was a spanish explorer of the New World, and one of four survivors of the 1527 Narváez expedition.
The mission church is known as San Antonio, after their patron saint, and they call the pueblo Ysleta del Sur.
40 miles inland from where the French expedition landed on the Texas coast, the site was intended only as a temporary outpost for the colonists while La Salle continued searching for the mouth of the Mississippi River.
because that was the feast day of St. Anthony of Padua -- and the day that a Spanish expedition came to the river they called Rio San Antonio.
The establishment of the presidio-mission complex at San Antonio
Mission San José shows the visitor how all the missions might have looked over 250 years ago.
slings and wooden swords against the day when he and other rebels
El Camino Real de los Tejas National Historic Trail is a National Historic Trail covering the U.S. section of the El Camino Real de Los Tejas