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The Spanish Missions in California

Mission possible? Take a road trip along the coast of California and visit all 21 of the Spanish Missions along the way.

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San Rafael Arcangel
This mission is located 20 miles north of San Francisco at the foot of Mount Tamalpais. It was established as a sanitarium and hospital for San Francisco neophytes suffering from depression and disease.

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