Cathedral of San Fernando, San Antonio, Texas

This cathedral, located in San Antonio, is the oldest cathedral in North America, and is an active site, acting as the seat of the Archdiocese of San Antonio.

Natural Color by Mike Roberts, Berkeley 2, Calif.

The description states:

SAN FERNANDO CATHEDRAL

San Antonio, Texas

Built in 1738. It was the old cathedral that Santa Anna made his headquarters during the siege of the Alamo. The church is in daily use.

–This building is part of the larger San Antonio Historic district in the middle of the city which also includes the Alamo. The car in the picture indicates this image dates from the 1950s.

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