Jul 162018
 
Statue of Junipero Serra in Capitol Building

Statue of Junipero Serra in Capitol Building

Father Junipero Serra founded the first mission in California in 1769. He created Mission San Carlos Borromeo de Carmelo in what is now Monterey, California. He went on to establish eight more missions that extend from present-day San Diego to San Francisco.

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