Friday, December 31, 2010

Sky Watch Friday: Cathedral with Clouds

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This sky shot was taken in San Antonio TX back in November. The building in the photo is San Fernando Cathedral, founded in 1731. The original church was built between 1738 and 1750, and the walls of that church form the sanctuary of the existing cathedral. For this reason, it's sometimes referred to as the oldest cathedral in the U.S. However, the modern cathedral facade was constructed in 1868.

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  1. This is a beautiful cathedral under that blue Texas sky.
    I hope you and your family have a very happy and healthy new year.

  2. San Antonio has a lot history and interesting things to share. This is one of the great ones.

  3. Joy, wonderful shots of the cathedral. I would love to visit there. Mr. Magpie has relatives in San Antonio, and a good friend of mine from Florida has moved there as well. This really makes me want to go.

    Happy New Year to you!


    Sheila :-)

  4. I love the shot, and the background information that you give makes this a truly rich post. Thanks for this.

    Happy New Year to you, from Boonie


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