San Carlos Borroméo De Carmelo - History

History of Carmel Mission

On the first day of June, 1770, the Spanish packet San Antonio put into the pine-bordered harbor of Monterey. It had been over a month in covering the more than 400 miles from San Diego. Once ashore, the passengers, with …

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San Carlos Borroméo de Carmelo - Brief History

Brief History of Carmel Mission

The Carmel Mission… When it was agreed that the second mission should be established on Vizcaino’s Monterey Bay, Governor Portolá went by land, but Father Serra went by sea. After both parties met at the evergreen-scented harbor, Portolá realized he …

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Mission San Carlos Borroméo de Carmelo

Mission San Carlos Borroméo de Carmelo

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

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