See detail of: Mission San Antonio de Valero;
Missions San Jose and Espada.
Map of San Antonio missions and presidio in 1764 (orientation is east-west, with the San Antonio River at top and Medina River on right). Shown also are the Caminos Reales (Royal Roads) and crossings on the Medina River just southwest of San Antonio. Spanish explorers and missionaries traveled on this important transportation and commerce corridor stretching from San Antonio to points along the Rio Grande River. Mapa del Presidio de San Antonio de Bexar, courtesy John Carter Brown Library, Brown University.