San Francisco Solano
This is a set of links for resources on the Mission San Francisco Solano.
Discouraged by declining opportunity at Dolores, a zealous young padre founded Mission San Francisco de Solano, at Sonoma, on July 4, 1823, without the knowledge of his superiors. Find out why here.
Source: ? ? ? The Civic Group
The 21st Mission
The last and northernmost California mission, Mission San Francisco Solano was the only mission founded after Mexico’s independence from Spain. It was also the only mission founded without the prior approval of the Church.
Source: ? ? ? BGe Internet Services
Mission San Francisco
Mission San Francisco de Solano was the last mission to be built, it is the mission farthest north. It was founded by father Altimira, who believed that the mission was needed to keep the Russians at Fort Ross from claiming any more land in California.
Source: ? ? ? Juggernaut Technology
California Missions Foundation
Alta California was founded July 4, 1823. Founded by Father Jos? Altim?ra, it was the twenty-first, and last, mission to be established. It was named for Saint Francis Solanus, missionary to the Indians of Peru.
Source: ? ? ? California Missions Foundation