A National Historic Landmark, San Xavier Mission was founded as a Catholic mission by Father Eusebio Kino in 1692. The oldest intact European structure in Arizona, the church's interior is filled with origianl statuary and mural paintings.
But time has taken a toll on the buildings, statues, and wall paintings. For the past 20 years, the mission has gone through major a restoration process, both interior and exterior.
Sooyeon Lee reports the latest on the restoration of this historic building.
Note: State Parks funds for the San Xavier restoration have been cut and will impact the project.