Friday, May 26, 2017

Missions

Missions

Mission San Francisco Solano

Mission San Francisco Solano was founded in Sonoma July 4, 1823 by Father Jose Altimira and named for Saint Francis Solano, missionary to the...

Mission San Rafael Arcángel

Mission San Rafael Arcángel, twentieth in the California Mission Chain, was founded on December 14, 1817 by Father Vicente de Sarria and named Saint Raphael...

Mission Santa Inés

Mission Santa Inés, founded in 1804, was the nineteenth mission dedicated in the State of California. It completed the chain between San Francisco and...

Mission San Luis Rey de Francia

Mission San Luis Rey de Francia, also known as Mission San Luis Rey or San Luis Rey Mission Church, was founded on June 13,...

Mission San Fernando Rey de España

Mission San Fernando Rey de España was founded in 1797, the seventeenth mission in the chain. The location in San Fernando was a prime...

Mission San Miguel Arcángel

Mission San Miguel Arcángel, sixteenth in the Chain of California Missions, was founded on July 25, 1797 by Father Fermin Francisco de Lasuén and...

Mission San Juan Bautista

Mission San Juan Bautista was founded June 24, 1797 by Father Fermin Lasuén. A year later, in 1798, the first church was complete. Named...

Mission San José

Mission San José was founded on June 11th, 1797 by Father Fermin Lasuén and named for Saint Joseph. The mission is fourteenth in the...

Mission Nuestra Señora de la Soledad

Mission Nuestra Senora de la Soledad was founded October 9th, 1791 by Father Fermin Lasuén and named Our Lade of Solitude. It is thirteenth...

Mission Santa Cruz

Mission Santa Cruz, located in Santa Cruz on the coast, was the twelfth mission in the chain. It was founded in 1791. Although started...
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