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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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Photography by Sanfranman59, Wikimedia Creative Commons

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The most recent mission to have its church restored, the work truly captures the look and feel of 1830s prosperity. Founded in 1797 by Father Lasuen, the fertile site was chosen because of its view of Mission Dolores and Yerba Buena Island.

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