Friday, March 29, 2013

California Historical Landmark #135

After having lunch with Morgan, Sharon, Jack and I went to The Celebration of the Passion of the Lord at the Carmel Mission on Good Friday.

Mission San Carlos Borromeo de Carmelo
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.

A list of California missions is here. The missions that I have visited are highlighted in red.

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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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