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