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

La Purisima Mission ← 3 Miles

 
 
La Purisima Mission Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Kindig, April 11, 2009
1. La Purisima Mission Marker
Inscription. Established December 8, 1787, by Father Lasuen. 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° 42.676′ N, 120° 26.155′ W. Marker is near Lompoc, California, in Santa Barbara County. Marker is at the intersection of Harris Grade Road and Rucker Road, on the right when traveling south on Harris Grade Road. 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 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. First Successful Cement Job (approx. 1.6 miles away); La Purisima Mission State Historic Park (approx. 2.9 miles away); La Purisima Mission - 1 Mile (approx. 3.7 miles away); Lompoc Carnegie Library (approx. 5.3 miles away); Italian Stone Pines (approx. 5.3 miles away); Lompoc's Mission Vieja
La Purisima Mission Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Kindig
2. La Purisima Mission Marker
(approx. 5.3 miles away); Lompoc World War I Monument (approx. 5.3 miles away); Tragedy of Point Pedernales / Honda Point (approx. 5.6 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Lompoc.
 
Categories. Churches, Etc.Settlements & Settlers
 
La Purisima Mission Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Kindig, April 11, 2009
3. La Purisima Mission Marker
La Purisima Mission Bell Tower image. Click for full size.
By Michael Kindig, March 24, 2002
4. La Purisima Mission Bell Tower
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Michael Kindig of Long Beach, California. This page has been viewed 506 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Michael Kindig of Long Beach, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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