Did You Know?

Heinrichs, Ann
January 2002
California Missions (0-7565-0208-X);2002, p18
The article discloses the hidden facts of the Spanish missions in California. Mission San Juan Bautista in Monterey County was featured in the Alfred Hitchcock movie "Vertigo." From 1769 to 1845, 146 Franciscan friars worked in the California missions. In 1932, Father Serra's birthplace in Majorca, Spain, became the property of the City of San Francisco, California.


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