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  • Mission Santa Clara de Asis

    Mission Santa Clara de Asis

    Mission Santa Clara de Asis, located in Santa Clara, approximately 40 miles southeast of San Francisco, was the eighth mission in the chain.¬†Founded in 1777 by Father Serra, the mission was important as the second of two settlements placed near the great San Francisco port to protect it from enemy attack or occupation. The Indians […]