Thursday, November 18, 2010

California Historical Landmark #334

I stopped here Thursday afternoon on the way back from an executive briefing at Cisco.

Mission San Jose
California State Historical Landmark #334

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This landmark is located at the corner of Mission Boulevard and Washington Boulevard, Fremont, California. There are 35 other California State Historical Landmarks in Alameda County. The GPS coordinates for this location are N 37° 32.036 W 121° 55.203.

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California Historical Landmark #334

At the Ohlone Indian village of Oroysom, Padre Fermin Francisco de Lasuen founded this fourteenth of twenty-one Franciscan missions June 11, 1797. Taught by Padre Narciso Duran, the Ohlone orchestra and choir became famous. By 1830 almost 2,000 Indians were living at the mission. The 1868 earthquake destroyed the adobe church and most other mission buildings. The church was rebuilt in 1985.

California Historical Landmark #334

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