Missions of California
California Missions Map
Interactive map links to detailed pages for each mission.
California Missions Overview
An overview of mission history.
Biography: Father Cuesta
Father of Mission San Juan Bautista from 1806 through 1833.
Biography - Father Duran
Father-President of the California missions, 1824-1828, 1831-1838 and 1844-1846. Founded Mission San Rafael and worked at Mission San Jose for 27 years.
Biography - Father Lasuen
Father-President of the missions for eighteen years, he founded nine missions in California.
Biography - Father Serra
Biography of Father Junipero Serra, Franciscan Missionary, founder of 9 missions and sometimes called Father of the Missions.
Biography - Father Tapis
Founder of Mission Santa Ines and elected Father-President of the missions three times.