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Mar 25, 2011 - Visit with Lullene - Day II Late Afternoon – Mission Tejas State Park, Weches

Last on our “itinerary” was the Mission Tejas State Park at Weches. We stopped first at the Rice Family Log Home, which was begun in 1828 by Joseph Redmond Rice, Sr. and his wife, Willie Masters. They enlarged it in 1838 (they had 11 children). Their grandson, John Rice, moved the house twice between 1919 and 1928. His widow, Nancy, donated it to the state and the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department moved it to Mission Tejas in 1974 and restored it. It is not furnished. Then we visited the site of Texas’ first Spanish mission. The park is...

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