California State Historical Landmark #135
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This landmark is located at the southwest corner of Lasuen Drive and Rio Road, Carmel, California. There are 24 other California State Historical Landmarks in Monterey County. The GPS coordinates for this location are N 36° 32.581 W 121° 55.202.
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Mission San Carlos was established by Father Serra on June 3, 1770 at the Presidio of Monterey. Finding this location unsuitable, Serra moved the mission to Carmel Valley. In July 1771 he set to work constructing temporary buildings at the new site, and in December 1771 the mission was moved to its permanent location.
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