The Sacred Expedition

Heinrichs, Ann
January 2002
California Missions (0-7565-0208-X);2002, p7
The journey to build the Spanish missions was called the Sacred Expedition. The Spanish governor, Gaspar de Portolá was commander in chief of the project. Some people traveled by land and some by sea. Father Serra and Portolá traveled with one of the two land groups. Cutting the trail as they traveled, they headed north towards what is now San Diego.


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