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San Xavier visitors get protection from falling debris

San Xavier visitors get protection from falling debris

On the eve of the busy Easter weekend, crews have erected a covered walkway structure at the foot of the east tower of historic Mission San Xavier del Bac. Its purpose: to protect visitors from pieces of the aging tower that could break loose and fall to the ground.

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Patronato San Xavier wins Gov.'s Centennial Award

Patronato San Xavier wins Gov.'s Centennial Award

Matilde Rubio worked on the baptistry ceiling in 2006. "Restoration will never end," said Vern Lamplot, executive director of Patronato San Xavier.

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Patronato San Xavier wins Gov.'s Centennial Award

Patronato San Xavier wins Gov.'s Centennial Award

Patronato San Xavier - an organization that has pumped about $10 million into the restoration and preservation of Mission San Xavier del Bac - is a recipient of a Governor's Centennial Award.

April 03, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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Patronato San Xavier wins Gov.'s Centennial Award

Patronato San Xavier wins Gov.'s Centennial Award

Patronato San Xavier has pumped around $10 million into the restoration of Mission San Xavier del Bac, southwest of Tucson. The church, built from 1783 to 1797, was designated a National Historic Landmark in 1963.

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Patronato San Xavier wins Gov.'s Centennial Award

Patronato San Xavier wins Gov.'s Centennial Award

As restoration work proceeded on Mission San Xavier del Bac, the west tower was concealed behind a scrim for several years during the mid-2000s.

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