Spanish missions in Baja California
The Spanish Missions in Baja California comprise a series of religious outposts established by Catholic religious orders, the Jesuits, the Franciscans and the Dominicans, between 1683 and 1834 to spre...
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Misión de Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe del Norte
Mission Guadalupe was founded by the Dominican missionary Félix Caballero in June 1834, at the site of the modern community of Guadalupe, Baja California. This was the last of the new Dominican missio...
Misión Santo Tomás de Aquino
Mission Santo Tomás de Aquino was founded in what is now Baja California on April 24, 1791 by the Dominican missionary José Loriente, with the authorization of the president of the missions, Juan Cris...
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Misión Nuestra Señora de los Dolores del Sur Chillá
The Jesuit missionary Clemente Guillén founded Mission Dolores in 1721, on the Gulf coast of Baja California Sur, Mexico, about midway between Loreto and La Paz in Baja California Sur, Mexico.Dolores ...
Misión Santa Gertrudis
Mission Santa Gertrudis, called Dolores del Norte by some historians, was founded by the Jesuit missionary Jorge Retz in 1751 among the Cochimí Indians of the Baja California Peninsula, about 80 kilom...
Visita de la Presentación
During their brief presence in Baja California, the Franciscans established Visita de la Presentación, a subordinate mission station for San Javier, about 16 kilometers south of that mission, west of ...
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Misión San Francisco Borja
San Borja was a Spanish mission established in 1762 by the Jesuit Wenceslaus Linck at the Cochimí settlement of Adac, west of Bahía de los Ángeles.Before becoming a mission, the future site of San Bor...
Misión San Miguel Arcángel de la Frontera
Mission San Miguel was established on 28 March 1787 by the Dominican missionary Luis Sales among the Kumeyaay Indians of northwestern Baja California, Mexico. The ruins of the mission are located in p...
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Misión San Vicente Ferrer
Mission San Vicente was founded in August 1780 by the Dominican missionaries Miguel Hidalgo and Joaquin Valero among the Paipai Indians of northwestern Baja California, Mexico.San Vicente was one of t...
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Misión Santa Catarina Virgen y Mártir
Mission Santa Catarina was founded on November 12, 1797 in the present-day Valle of El Álamo in the municipio of Ensenada, Baja California, México, by the Dominican missionary José Loriente.The site c...
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Misión San Ignacio Kadakaamán
Mission San Ignacio was founded by the Jesuit missionary Juan Bautista de Luyando in 1728 at the site of the modern town of San Ignacio, Baja California Sur, Mexico.The site for the future mission was...
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Misión El Descanso
Mission El Descanso (Misión San Miguel la Nueva) was founded in 1817 among the Kumeyaay by Dominican missionary Tomás de Ahumada at a site 22 kilometers south of the present-day city of Rosarito, Baja...
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Visita de Calamajué
The Cochimí settlement of Calamajué in Baja California, Mexico was briefly, in 1766–1767, a Jesuit visita or subordinate mission station.About 90 kilometers north of San Borja, Calamajué was found by ...
Misión de Nuestra Señora del Pilar de La Paz Airapí
Mission La Paz was established by the Jesuit missionaries Juan de Ugarte and Jaime Bravo in 1720, at the location of the modern city of La Paz, Baja California Sur, Mexico.La Paz was the location of t...
Misión San Juan Bautista Malibat
Mission San Juan Bautista was founded by the Jesuit missionary Pedro de Ugarte in 1705, about 30 kilometers south of Loreto near the Gulf of California coast of what is today the Mexican state of Baja...
Misión de Nuestra Señora de Loreto Conchó
Misión de Nuestra Señora de Loreto Conchó, or Mission Loreto, was founded on October 25, 1697 at the Monqui settlement of Conchó in the present city of Loreto, Baja California Sur, Mexico. Established...
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Misión Nuestra Señora del Santísimo Rosario de Viñacado
Mission El Rosario was the first Dominican mission in Baja California, established in 1774 by Vicente Mora and Francisco Galisteo near the modern town of El Rosario.When the Dominicans took over the m...
Misión Santa Rosa de las Palmas
Two names were given in succession to the Jesuit mission at Todos Santos in southern Baja California Sur, Mexico: Santa Rosa de las Palmas, and Nuestra Señora del Pilar de la Paz.The site was initiall...
Visita de San Juan Bautista Londó
The Jesuit visita, or subordinate mission station, of San Juan Bautista Londó was founded by Juan María Salvatierra and Francisco María Piccolo in 1699. It was located at the Cochimí settlement of Lon...
Misión Santiago de Los Coras
Mission Santiago was founded by the Italian Jesuit Ignacio María Nápoli in 1724 at the native settlement of Aiñiní, about 40 kilometers north of San José del Cabo in the Cape Region of Baja California...
Misión La Purísima Concepción de Cadegomó
Mission La Purísima, was founded west of Loreto in Baja California Sur, by the Jesuit missionary Nicolás Tamaral in 1720. By 1735 it had been moved to a new location at the Cochimí ranchería known as ...
Junípero Serra
Junípero Serra Ferrer, O.F.M., (/dʒuːnɨˈpɛroʊ ˈsɛrə/; [xuˈnipeɾo ˈsera]) (November 24, 1713 – August 28, 1784) was a Spanish Franciscan friar who founded a mission in Baja California and the firs...
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Visita de San José de Magdalena
The Visita de San José de Magdalena was founded in 1774 by the Dominican missionary Joaquín Valero to serve Cochimí Indians associated with the Misión Santa Rosalía de Mulegé in Baja California Sur, M...
Misión Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe de Huasinapi
Mission Guadalupe was established by the Jesuit Everardo Helen in 1720, at the Cochimí settlement of Huasinapí in the Sierra de la Giganta about 40 kilometers west of Mulegé, Baja California Sur, Mexi...
Misión San Bruno
The short-lived Jesuit mission of San Bruno was established in 1683 on the Gulf of California of Baja California Sur, about 20 kilometers north of the later site of the town of Loreto.In 1683, the Spa...
Misión San José de Comondú
Mission San José de Comondú was one of the Jesuit missions established early in the 18th century in Baja California Sur, Mexico, west of Loreto on an arroyo flowing to the Pacific coast. "Comondú" was...
Visita de San Telmo
The visita or subordinate mission station of San Telmo may have been built in the years 1798-1800 by the Dominican missionaries based at Mission Santo Domingo.When the geographer Peveril Meigs, III, i...
Misión Estero de las Palmas de San José del Cabo Añuití
Mission San José del Cabo was the southernmost of the Jesuit missions on the Baja California peninsula, located near the modern city of San José del Cabo in Baja California Sur, Mexico.The southern ca...
Misión San Francisco Javier de Viggé-Biaundó
Misión San Francisco Javier de Viggé-Biaundó was a Spanish mission in San Javier, Baja California Sur, Mexico.
The Spanish mission of San Francisco Javier was initially founded by the Jesuit missi...
Misión San Fernando Rey de España de Velicatá
Located in Baja California, Mexico about 35 miles southeast of El Rosario, Misión San Fernando Rey de España de Velicatá was the only mission founded by Franciscans in Baja California.The site for the...
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