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San Agustín Cathedral


category : Historic Churches
Originally built in 1767; present structure, third on site, dates from 1872. Was elevated to the rank of Cathedral on Aug. 9, 2001. Part of the Webb County Heritage Trolley Tour. On San Agust'n Plaza in heart of old Spanish section.


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San Agustín Cathedral

Originally built in 1767; present structure, third on site, dates from 1872. Was elevated to the rank of Cathedral on Aug. 9,...