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Texas Tech graduate students who took part in the 1994 investigations at Mission San Saba.
Texas Tech graduate students who took part in the 1994 investigations at Mission San Sabá.

This exhibit was written by Grant D. Hall, who also furnished all of the photographs and took most of them. Mark Mamawal of Texas Tech and Donny Hamilton of Texas A&M also contributed photographs.

Article on Mission San Sabá by historian Robert Weddle, The Handbook of Texas Online.
Article on Presidio San Luis de las Amarillas, The Handbook of Texas Online.
Article on mural "The Destruction of Mission San Sabá…", The Handbook of Texas Online.

Texas Old Missions and Forts Restoration Association website.The purpose of TOMFRA is to encourage continued study of our missions and forts as well as to support the restoration of sites significant to our Texas frontier heritage. We also offer related awards and scholarships to students and teachers.


Carlson, Shawn Bonath
1991 The Search for San Sabá: An Apache Mission on the San Saba River, Menard County, Texas. Center for Historic Resources, Texas A&M University, College Station.

Gilmore, Kathleen
1967 A Documentary and Archaeological Investigation of Presidio de San Luis de las Amarillas and Mission Santa Cruz de San Sabá. State Building Commission, Austin.

Hall, Grant D.
1994 Searching for San Sabá. Heritage 12.

Hindes, V. Kay, Mark R. Wolf, Grant D. Hall, and Kathleen Kirk Gilmore.
1995 The Rediscovery of Santa Cruz de San Sabá, A Mission for the Apache in Spanish Texas. Texas State Historical Association and Texas Tech University.

Tunnell, Curtis D., and W. W. Newcomb, Jr.
1967 A Lipan Apache Mission, San Lorenzo de la Santa Cruz, 1762-1777. Texas Memorial Museum, Austin.

Weddle, Robert S.
1964 The San Sabá Mission, Spanish Pivot in Texas. University of Texas Press, Austin.