More Hispanic Colonial Books Available

The Hispanic Heritage Project announced the recent acquisition of the following books: Poblar la Frontera, Chantal Cramaussel – $85 Matrimonios en la ciudad de Mexico 1568-1577, Patricia S. Hyde and Egan de Warren – $49 The Bexar Archives, Adan Benavides,...

Gifted Oil Painting Revealed at The Alamo

On September 24, 2021, in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, The Alamo and the Jose Miguel Arciniega Descendants Society (JMADS) unveiled an oil painting by artist David Baisden, Alamo de Parras, that was commissioned by Donna Lee De Leon, President of JMADS (2016) and...

Conservation Efforts at Mission San Xavier del Bac

In March of 2021, the Patronato San Xavier began the second phase of work on the east tower of Mission San Xavier del Bac. The work on the east tower, which will take about a year, will involve the removal of most of the cement-based plaster on the exterior, which has...

Arrest Made in Mission San Gabriel Fire

UPDATE: After an eight-month investigation, authorities recently announced that an arrest has been made following the July 11, 2020 fire at Mission San Gabriel in California. The suspect has been charged with four felony counts including two arson related. Shock waves...

El Rancho de Las Golondrinas Living History Museum

El Rancho de Las Golondrinas Living History Museum in New Mexico is currently offering virtual lessons and demonstrations until they can welcome the public back. Learn about the history of the Camino Real, turquoise mining, Spanish Colonial traditions, technologies,...