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Father Junipero Serra - California Travel - About.com
Biography of Father Junipero Serra, Franciscan Missionary.
History of Mission San Juan Capistrano: 1775 to Now
In 1775, Father Junipero Serra convinced Spanish Captain Rivera that a new mission was needed to interrupt the long journey between San Diego and San ...
Father Serra's Room - California Travel - About.com
Father Junipero Serra, often called the Father of the California Missions lived in this small room and died here in 1784. According to a sign posted by the door, ...
California Missions - California Travel - About.com
Father Junipero Serra, a well-respected Spanish Franciscan priest who had worked in Mexico for seventeen years, was put in charge in 1767 when the ...
Mission San Antonio de Padua History from 1771 to Now
In early 1771, a party of Spanish missionaries (Father Junipero Serra, Father Pedro Font, and Father Miguel Pieras) found an oak-filled valley near the coast of  ...
History of Mission San Diego: 1769 to 1773 - California Travel
In March, 1769, a party of 219 men called the Sacred Expedition, led by Father Junipero Serra and Don Gaspar de Portola, left Baja California, Mexico, ...
Hidden San Diego: Old Mission Dam | Old Padre Dam
The mission was founded in 1769 by Father Junipero Serra and its original settlement was actually at the location now known as Presidio Park, just above Old ...
History of Mission Carmel from 1770 to Now - California Travel
When the Spanish decided to build a second California mission at Monterey, Father Junipero Serra left San Diego by ship. Governor Portola traveled by land ...
Mission San Juan Bautista History from 1797 to 1827
In 1797, Father Junipero Serra led a Roman Catholic pilgrimage to bring Christianity to the wilderness in California. For the location, he and the Franciscans ...
Spanish Missions in San Diego, California
San Diego is rich in Spanish mission history, and is one of the best places in the state to explore its beginnings. Here Father Juniper Serra founded California's ...
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