La Purisima is the most completely restored mission in the state of California. This California mission was founded in 1787 by Father Presidente Fermin de Lasu?n and at one time housed over one thousand Chumash Indian Neophytes or converts. Today, La Purisima hosts over 200,000 visitors in its role as the 11th California mission.
La Purisima Mission State Historic Park
2295 Purisima Road
Lompoc, CA 93436
The official site is called Prelado De Los Tesoros: La Purisima Mission State Historic Park.
General Information on Mission La Purisima
The Learn section has pages on the history of the mission, as well as sections for Teachers and Students.
Where Can You Find Virtual Tours of Mission La Purisima
Four slide show virtual tours are available of Mission La Purisima on their site:
- Main Church
- Shops and Quarters
- Padre’s Residence
- Buildings and Grounds
The official site contains a site map, a basic floorplan of the Church, and a floorplan of the La Purisima Residence.