San Juan Bautista


These are specific resources for the Mission San Juan Bautista.

Bautista History

Spanish Corporal Juan Ballesteros and five men came to the site of Mission San Juan Bautista (“Saint John the Baptist”) in the late spring of 1797. In a month they had created a chapel, houses for themselves and the padres, and a granary.
Source:       The Civic Group

The Fifteenth Mission
Just 13 days after founding Mission San Jose, Father Lasuen founded Mission San Juan Bautista. Located in the middle of the San Juan Valley, the mission sits right on the San Andreas fault! Read more here.
Source:       BGe Internet Services

California Mission Internet Trail

Learn about the founding Father, get resources for your Mission report, learn about Native Californians, explore then & now, and get art.
Source:       EUSD

California Mission Bautista

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

Mission San Juan Bautista

Father Lasuen founded Mission San Juan Bautista between Mission San Carlos and Mission Santa Clara, and he sent Father Tapis to the mission. Find out why 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

The fifteenth mission was founded on June 24, 1797, by Father Lasuén, and it was named for St. John the Baptist. Get directions to the Mission and find out its immediate needs.
Source:       California Missions Foundation

Tour the Mission San Juan Bautista

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







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