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The Sad Fate of San Agustin (access required)

The second San Agustin Cathedral in the late 1890s.When Father Donato Rogieri came to what was then New Mexico Territory in 1862, to shepherd the souls of largely Mexican-Catholic Tucson, he found a church in ruin on the west side of the Santa Cruz River at what today is called the Convento Site. Built in ...

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