San Fernando Rey de Espana
These are links to specific resources for the Mission San Fernando Rey de Espana.
This Mission was founded on September 8, 1797. The padres sought a location for another mission to relieve the long journey between San Gabriel and San Buenaventura.
Source: ? ? ? The Civic Group
The Seventeenth Mission
In 1797, Father Lasuen found his fourth new mission in a large valley discovered on an earlier expedition. Although this new mission was to close the gap between San Buenaventura and San Gabriel, due to the attractiveness of the valley, the mission was actually much closer to San Gabriel.
Source: ? ? ? BGe Internet Services
Mission San Fernando
Mission San Fernando was built in the Valley of Encino. It grew to be one of the largest and longest missions. The mission was noted for its well skilled Indian blacksmiths. Learn more about them here.
Source: ? ? ? Juggernaut Technology
Get a data sheet for this Mission and view some of the oldest pictures available from this site.
Source: ? ? ? Joel Gazis-Sax
California Missions Foundation
This seventeenth mission was founded on September 8, 1797, by Father Lasu?n. It was named for Saint Ferdinand, King of Spain.
Source: ? ? ? California Missions Foundation