Mission Espiritu Santo

Mission Nuestra Señora del Espíritu Santo de Zúñiga also known as Aranama Mission or Mission La Bahia was a Roman Catholic mission established by Spain in Victoria County, Texas in northern New Spain in 1722 to convert local Native Karankawa Indians to Christianity. Together with its partner Presidio La Bahia, they would solidify Spanish territorial claims in the New World against encroachment from France. Today, the third and final structure, near Goliad, Texas is maintained as Goliad State Park and Historic Site, a Texas State Historical Park and museum.

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