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San Jose Second Mission, Built 1718 San Antonio, Texas - This was the second of several Missions named after St. Joseph, built in 1718 by the Franciscan Monks, and was used in converting the Indians. It was also used as a place of refuge from hostile Indians. The hand carving by experts to be one of the finest specimens of ancient carving extant. "The Winter Playground of America"

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Mission San Jose y San Miguel de Aguayo (San Antonio, Texas), Mission Churches, Historic Sites

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