San Antonio Missions

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With Terry out of town Wednesday I was on my own and came up with a whole bunch of ideas to entertain myself.  Of course, entertaining myself has rarely been a problem for me.  My problem is that there just isn’t enough time in the day or every place we happen to be to do everything I want to do.  I wasn’t sure if I’d take this day off and just relax with a book or whether I’d play tourist …. again.  Being tourist won out.   My mission for the day ….. to check out one of the San Antonio Missions or maybe two of them.
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Mission Concepcion
San Antonio is home to the Missions National Historical Park.  Within a few miles there are four missions and to top that off there is no fee.  it is part of the National Park Service with guides at a couple of them and even a Visitor’s Center for more information.  If you’re interested in more information about the missions, click on the link above.  Some websites indicate there are five missions and not just four.  I may have missed one!
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Mission Concepcion
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Mission Concepcion
The first mission is just 2.8 miles south of the Alamo so it’s not a great distance from town.  My plan was to visit only the closest one, Mission Concepcion.  My trusty little Garmin indicated Mission Road was a mere 12 …