The Oldest Church In Texas Dates Back To The 1700s And You Need To See It
Our state has some of the richest, most captivating history in the nation. As a result, century-old buildings abound in big cities and small towns alike, their extensive pasts made apparent by fading paint and structural cracks. San Fernando Cathedral in San Antonio is not only one of the oldest churches in Texas, but the entire country as well. It’s weathered strong storms and bloody battles, standing the test of time and emerging stronger from each successive adversity. See for yourself:
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Have you ever been to San Fernando Cathedral? What was your favorite thing about it?
Katie Lawrence is a Southeast Texas native who graduated 18th in her high school class with a GPA of 4.25. She attended college in the Houston area and changed her major twice (psychology, computer science, and finally criminal justice) before taking a leap of faith and dropping out to pursue a career in freelance writing.
Today, Katie writes for the Texas and Arizona pages of OnlyInYourState.com and has never been more passionate about a job before. Outside of work, you can likely find her curled up on the sofa with a hot cup of coffee, watching a crime TV show or scary movie.
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