Mission Dolores, San Francisco

Mission San Francisco de Asís, or Mission Dolores, is the oldest surviving structure in San Francisco and the sixth religious settlement established as part of the California chain of missions. The Mission was founded on October 9, 1776, by Francisco Palóu (a companion of Junípero Serra) and Co-founder Fray Pedro Combón, both members of the de Anza Expedition, which had been charged with bringing Spanish settlers to Alta (upper) California and with evangelizing the local Natives, the Ohlone. Some of the Mission's buildings have been turned into businesses, including a print shop and several saloons.
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  • One of California's missions. It's a very historic church in an old neighborhood and worth a visit. Stroll around the area.  more »
  • I visited Mission Delores. its the Northern most mission of Father Junipero Serra's in California. It started in 1782-1791. It was built by Ohone Native Americans. It is located in the Mission...  more »
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