The college is the preeminent architectural landmark in Hebbronville. It was built by Franciscan labor over a twelve-year period to replace an earlier wood-framed seminary located at the corner where Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church ( KA21) stands today. Designed by master builder Alvarez of Hebbronville, the large, two-story classroom and residential facility housed up to forty Franciscan seminarians from Mexico until the 1990s. Painted white and sitting on a large, palm-lined green lawn, the college's segmental-arched linear ambulatory, crowning the ridge of its red tile hipped roof, is visible for miles beyond the city limits.
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Duns Scotus College
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