Tag: San Diego de Alcalá

  • Mission San Diego de Alcalá

    Mission San Diego de Alcalá

    Mission San Diego de Alcalá was founded July 16th 1769 by Father Junípero Serra. It was named for Didacus of Alcalá. This is the first mission of the twenty-one Spanish missions that today line the state of California. The Spanish expedition that founded Mission San Diego brought great hardship and an enormous loss of lives. The…