San Carlos Borroméo De Carmelo - History

History of Carmel Mission

On the first day of June 1770, the Spanish packet San Antonio put ashore into the vast pine-bordered harbor of Monterey. It took the ship over a month to cover the more than 400 miles from San Diego. Once ashore, …

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San Carlos Borroméo de Carmelo - Brief History

Brief History of Carmel Mission

The Carmel Mission… When the Spaniards agreed to establish the second mission of the chain on Vizcaino’s Monterey Bay, Governor Gaspar de Portolá went by land, but Father Serra went by sea. After both parties met at the evergreen-scented harbor, …

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Mission San Carlos Borroméo de Carmelo - Cardinell Vincent Postcards Collection

Mission San Carlos Borroméo de Carmelo

Mission San Carlos Borroméo de Carmelo, also known as Carmel Mission, was founded on June 3, 1770, by Father Junípero Serra at the Royal Presidio of Monterey Bay. Junípero Serra named the Mission for Saint Charles Borromeo, Archbishop of Milan, …

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