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.Filed under:
San Francisco de Asis (Mission Dolores)
On a site selected by Juan Bautista de Anza, the first mission church was a 50-foot-long log and mud structure. It was eventually moved to higher ground, adjacent to Lake Dolores. The mission was dedicated to Saint Francis by Father Serra in 1776.
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