Fr. Partain leads dedication service of marker for Los Adaes Mission 300 years ago

The National Parks Service and the Catholic Diocese of Alexandria together with representatives from the Caddo-Adai Nation marked the 300th anniversary of the establishment of the military post (presidio) and mission at Los Adaes on Nov. 11, 1717 with a religious ceremony and the dedication of a marker honoring the Franciscan friars who died while serving at the San Miguel Mission.