San Gabriel Arcangel
This is a set of resources for the Mission San Gabriel Arcangel.
San Gabriel History
The fourth of the California missions, San Gabriel Arcángel, had three sites. The place proposed originally was well inland from the ocean on the river now called Santa Ana. Read more here.
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The Fourth Mission
This mission, although one of the most prosperous, was also one of the most difficult missions for the padres assigned there. Located along the well-traveled trails used by travelers from Mexico to Alto (upper) California – and later from eastern United States to the west coast – it was a stop-off point for numerous travelers.
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Queen of the Missions
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Mission San Gabriel
A story is told that when the padres began Mission San Gabriel that they were met at the river “Rio de los Temblores” by a hostile band of Indians. Read more here.
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