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Father Junipero Serra

1713 – 1784

 
 
Father Junipero Serra Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Syd Whittle, December 28, 2008
1. Father Junipero Serra Marker
Inscription.
Dedicated to the Memory of
Father Junipero Serra
1713 - 1784
the first Franciscan missionary
to whom California owes an
everlasting tribute – he brought
civilization to our land and in deed
and character he deserves a foremost
place in the history of our state

 
Erected by Native Daughters of the Golden West, Native Sons of the Golden West, and the People of the State of California.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Native Sons/Daughters of the Golden West marker series.
 
Location. 38° 34.6′ N, 121° 29.47′ W. Marker is in Sacramento, California, in Sacramento County. Click for map. Marker is located on the grounds of the State Capital Park. Marker is at or near this postal address: 10th and L Street, Sacramento CA 95814, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. El Camino Real Bell (here, next to this marker); Pioneer Camellia Grove (a few steps from this marker); The Civil War Memorial Grove (within shouting distance of this
Father Junipero Serra Marker and Statue Photo, Click for full size
By Syd Whittle, December 28, 2008
2. Father Junipero Serra Marker and Statue
marker); Thomas Starr King (within shouting distance of this marker); Liberty Bell Replica (within shouting distance of this marker); Civil War Symbol Yields To Time (within shouting distance of this marker); USS California Bell Memorial (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Kenneth L. Maddy (about 300 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Sacramento.
 
Regarding Father Junipero Serra. Surrounding the statue are bronze plates depicting 9 of the 21 missions from San Diego to Sonoma.
 
Also see . . .
1. Blessed Junipero Serra. (Submitted on December 28, 2008.)
2. San Francisco Museum – Father Junipero Serra. (Submitted on December 28, 2008.)
3. California State Capital Museum - Father Junipero Serra. (Submitted on December 29, 2008.)
 
Additional keywords. California Missions
 
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Father Junipero Serra Statue Photo, Click for full size
By Syd Whittle, December 28, 2008
3. Father Junipero Serra Statue
At the base of the statue is a map of California's 21 missions, from San Diego to Sonoma.
San Diego de Alcala - 1769 Photo, Click for full size
By Syd Whittle, December 28, 2008
4. San Diego de Alcala - 1769
1 of 9 plates surrounding the statue
Santa Clara de Asis - 1777 Photo, Click for full size
By Syd Whittle, December 28, 2008
5. Santa Clara de Asis - 1777
2 of 9 plates surrounding the statue
San Juan Capistrano - 1776 Photo, Click for full size
By Syd Whittle, December 28, 2008
6. San Juan Capistrano - 1776
3 of 9 plates surrounding the statue
San Francisco de Asis - 1776 Photo, Click for full size
By Syd Whittle, December 28, 2008
7. San Francisco de Asis - 1776
4 of 9 plates surrounding the statue
San Luis Obispo deTolosa - 1772 Photo, Click for full size
By Syd Whittle, December 28, 2008
8. San Luis Obispo deTolosa - 1772
5 of 9 plates surrounding the statue
San Gabriel Arcangel - 1771 Photo, Click for full size
By Syd Whittle, December 28, 2008
9. San Gabriel Arcangel - 1771
6 of 9 plates surrounding the statue
San Antonio de Padua - 1771 Photo, Click for full size
By Syd Whittle, December 28, 2008
10. San Antonio de Padua - 1771
7 of 9 plates surrounding the statue
San Carlos Borromeo de Carmelo - 1770 Photo, Click for full size
By Syd Whittle, December 28, 2008
11. San Carlos Borromeo de Carmelo - 1770
8 of 9 plates surrounding the statue
San Buenaventura - 1782 Photo, Click for full size
By Syd Whittle, December 28, 2008
12. San Buenaventura - 1782
9 of 9 plates surrounding the statue
Map of California and the Missions Photo, Click for full size
By Syd Whittle, December 28, 2008
13. Map of California and the Missions
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. This page has been viewed 4,430 times since then and 106 times this year. This page was the Marker of the Week Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.   5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12. submitted on , by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.   13. submitted on , by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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