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Old Church Nuestra Señora del Pilar, also known as Cocospera mission was one of the temples that founded the Jesuit Eusebio Francisco Kino in northern Sonora. It was built between 1780 and 1790, directed by Fray Santiesteban.

Mission founded by Father Eusebio Francisco Kino in 1687, in a valley inhabited by indigenous group Pima Alto, Himeri dialect speakers. With its picturesque neoclassical appearance, seems to hide within its walls the intense story missions.
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