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Near Lompoc in Santa Barbara County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

La Purisima Mission - 1 Mile

 
 
La Purisima Mission - 1 Mile Marker image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, March 21, 2006
1. La Purisima Mission - 1 Mile Marker
Inscription. Established, December 8, 1787, by Father Laseun. Damaged by earthquake, 1812; removed from control of Franciscans, abandoned 1834. State and National Park Service restoring major and many small structures, and water system. Only example in California of complete mission. State Historical Monument.
 
Erected by Department of Public Works – Division of Highways. (Marker Number 340.)
 
Location. 34° 39.871′ N, 120° 24.191′ W. Marker is near Lompoc, California, in Santa Barbara County. Marker is on State Highway 246 east of Cebada Canyon Road, on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Lompoc CA 93436, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. La Purisima Mission State Historic Park (approx. 1.1 miles away); First Successful Cement Job (approx. 3.6 miles away); Lompoc's Mission Vieja (approx. 3.6 miles away); Lompoc Carnegie Library (approx. 3.6 miles away); Italian Stone Pines (approx. 3.6 miles away); Lompoc World War I Monument (approx. 3.6 miles
La Purisima Mission - 1 Mile Marker image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, March 21, 2006
2. La Purisima Mission - 1 Mile Marker
away); La Purisima Mission ← 3 Miles (approx. 3.7 miles away); Original Site of Mission de La Purisima Concepcion de Maria Santisima (approx. 3.8 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Lompoc.
 
Regarding La Purisima Mission - 1 Mile. La Purisima Mission State Park is located at intersection of Mission Gate and Purisima Roads, 3 miles east of Lompoc. See the links and "Other nearby markers" section for more information on the La Purisima Mission.
 
Also see . . .
1. California Mission History - Mission La Purisima Concepcion. (Submitted on September 6, 2008, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.)
2. La Purisima Mission State Historic Park. (Submitted on September 6, 2008, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.)
 
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La Purisima Mission Bell Tower image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, March 21, 2006
3. La Purisima Mission Bell Tower
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. This page has been viewed 2,134 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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