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Mission San Diego de Alcala, Founded 1769, California – Founded by Fra Junipero Serra July 16, 1769, this was the first of the chain of 21 Franciscan missions built in California. The Mission suffered a number of attacks by Indians and was practically destroyed in 1775. It was rebuilt and continued in active service until the Mexican secularization in 1829. The Mission was restored in 1930.

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San Diego Mission, Historic Sites, Mission Churches, Junipero Serra, 1713-1784


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