San Miguel Arcangel
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San Miguel History
On July 25, 1797, Mission San Miguel Arcángel was founded in a fine valley near the juncture of the Salinas and Nacimiento Rivers. One of the reasons this spot was chosen was because it could be a stopping place halfway between the San Luis Obispo and San Antonio Missions.
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The Sixteenth Mission
The sixteenth mission founded by Father Lasuen in the summer of 1797 was quickly filled with the many friendly Native Americans in the area. Fifteen native children were baptized on the same day the mission was founded.
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Founded July 25, 1797
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Mission San Miguel Arcangel
Mission San Miguel, between Missions San Luis Obispo and San Antonio de Padua, completed the northern half of the mission chain. Founded by Father Lasuen, it had sixteen arches to represent it as the sixteenth mission.
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California Missions Foundation
The sixteenth mission was founded on July 25, 1797, by Father Lasuén. It was named for St. Michael the Archangel and was completed in 1818.
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