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Earthquake California San Juan Bautista
Mission San Juan Bautista is a Spanish mission in San Juan Bautista, San Benito County, California.Founded on June 24, 1797 by Fermín Lasuén of the Franciscan order, the mission was the fifteenth of the Spanish missions established in present-day California.
Fifteenth Mission Date Founded: June 24, 1797 Founder: Father Fermin Lasuen Named for: John the Baptist Location: 2nd and Mariposa Sts, San Juan Bautista CA Directions 17 miles north of the city of Salinas in the town of San Juan Bautista, 4 miles off U.S. Highway 101
San Juan Capistrano was actually founded twice. Construction had begun in 1775 when news of the Indian attack on the San Diego mission forced the padres to stop construction and delay the founding until late 1776.
The 1989 Loma Prieta earthquake occurred in Northern California on October 17 at 5:04 p.m. local time (1989-10-18 00:04 UTC). The shock was centered in The Forest of Nisene Marks State Park approximately 10 mi (16 km) northeast of Santa Cruz on a section of the San Andreas Fault System and was named for the nearby Loma Prieta Peak in the Santa ...
The 1737 English barrel organ still preserved at Mission San Juan Bautista, California, is said to have been donated by the explorer, Capt. Vancouver. It may have played the first Celtic music heard in California.
San Francisco Earthquake, 1906: This earthquake is one of the most devastating in the history of California. The earthquake and resulting fires caused an estimated 3,000 deaths and $524 million in property loss.
San Francisco earthquake of 1906, major earthquake with a magnitude of 7.9 that occurred on April 18, 1906, at 5:12 am off the northern California coast. The San Andreas Fault slipped along a segment about 270 miles (430 km) long, extending from San Juan Bautista in San Benito county to Humboldt county and from there perhaps out under the sea ...
California. If California had a Patron Saint, it would certainly be St. Francis of Assisi, since it was the Franciscan order of monks who were charged with founding Missions in Upper (Alta) or New (Nueva) California.
San José The Fourteenth of the California Missions : Founded: June 11, 1797: Special Designation: Named For: Saint Joseph, husband of Mary, the mother of Jesus
San Gabriel Arcángel California Missions The Mission Story Mission San Gabriel Arcángel. Courtesy of Santa Barbara Mission Archive-Library. History of Mission San Gabriel Arcángel Mission San Gabriel was founded fourth in the chain on September 8, 1771, by Father Serra, near what would become the sprawling metropolis of Los Angeles.