San Francisco de Asis


This is a list of links to specific resources for the Mission San Francisco de Asis.

Asis History
The mission called Dolores was founded October 9, 1776. The padres chose a site for Mission San Francisco de Asís beside a little inlet called Laguna Dolores. The nearby pueblo was named Yerba Buena.
Source:       The Civic Group

The Sixth Mission
Better known as Mission Dolores, it is located by the San Francisco Bay, which was discovered by accident when Gaspar de Portal’s expedition was looking for Monterey Bay.
Source:       BGe Internet Services

California Mission de Asis

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

Mission San Francisco de Asis

The Mission San Francisco de Asis was immediately seen as an important naval base for the Spaniards to protect their colony from outside invaders. Read more about it here.
Source:       Juggernaut Technology

Almanac: California Missions

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 was the sixth mission founded on June 29, 1776 by Father Francisco Palóu. It was named for Saint Francis of Assisi, founder of the Order of Friars Minor.
Source:       California Missions Foundation

Tour the San Francisco Mission

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









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