This reconstructed mission sits on the University of Santa Clara campus. Wander its garden to see a massive year-old wisteria, antique roses, and a cork tree used to make wine corks in the mission days. Take a self-guided tour of the reconstructed mission building the original was leveled in an earthquake and check out the antique Spanish pipe organ.
A minute guided tour explores the mission, museum, rose garden, and cemetery where more than 5, Native Americans and California pioneers are buried. The building is a replica of the original, but its museum contains historic artifacts including three of the original mission bells.
Mission San Francisco de Solano , Sonoma. The last mission built in California was masterminded by an overly ambitious padre who acted without church approval. Maybe you want to float on inner tubes, or maybe your style is to careen through raucous rapids in an eight More Ideas. Carmel Mission. Central Coast Missions. Mission San Luis Obispo de Tolosa. Santa Barbara Missions. More Resources.
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California Missions Foundation. How Wine Arrived. California is home to 21 Spanish Missions. In the s missionaries brought their teachings and architectural style to California, along with one of our favorite crops, wine grapes. Mission San Juan Capistrano , San Juan Capistrano Every March, the town of San Juan Capistrano welcomes the return of migrating swallows that spend most of the year in the mission before flying 6, miles to Argentina for the winter. Mission San Luis Obispo de Tolosa , San Luis Obispo In , several Native Americans hostile toward the mission shot flaming arrows onto the thatched roof, prompting the missionaries to learn to make clay roof tiles.
Mission San Carlos Borromeo del Rio Carmelo , Carmel Wander among the original paintings and statues, massive holy-water fountain, cobblestone pathways, and flower-filled courtyards in this gorgeous Moorish-style mission. La Exaltacion de la Santa Cruz , Santa Cruz The original adobe church was destroyed by an earthquake in , then rebuilt in at less than half its original size.
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The natives called it Algsacupi. An adobe structure, roofed with tiles, was completed in , and, ten years later, destroyed by earthquake. The next Mission founded by Lasuen was that of Santa Cruz.
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