San Carlos Borromeo de Carmelo


These are links to specific resources for the Mission San Carlos Borromeo de Carmelo.

Carmelo History

When it was agreed that the second mission should be established on Vizcaino’s Monterey Bay, Governor Portola went by land, but Father Serra went by sea. Read the story here.
Source:       The Civic Group

The Second Mission
San Carlos Borromeo is believed by many to be the most beautiful of all California missions. It is here that Father Serra made his headquarters for his California missionary work.
Source:       BGe Internet Services

Second in the Chain

Learn about the founding Father, get resources for your Mission report, learn about Native Californians, explore then & now, and get art.
Source:       EUSD

California Mission de Carmelo

Check out a couple pictures of this Mission and get a few facts while you’re here.
Source:       California Museum of Photography

Carmel, California

Mission San Carlos is located in the Carmel Valley. Father Serra felt that the land was good there to grow beans, corn, and wheat, the staple of the mission diet. The mission was built according to a basic plan for all California missions.
Source:       Juggernaut Technology

Almanac: California Mission

Get a data sheet for this Mission and view some of the oldest pictures available from this site.
Source:       Joel Gazis-Sax

California Mission Foundation

This second mission was founded June 3, 1770 by Father Serra at the Presidio of Monterey, but moved to Carmel the following year. It was named for St. Charles Borromeo, a Cardinal of the 16th century.
Source:       California Missions Foundation

Tour the Carmel Mission

Take a virtual tour of this Mission through some colorful photographs.
Source:       CaliforniaMissions.com






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