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San Gabriel in Los Angeles County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

San Gabriel Mission

Founded September 8, 1771

 
 
Daughters of the American Revolution Marker (right) image. Click for full size.
By Michael Kindig, March 23, 2002
1. Daughters of the American Revolution Marker (right)
Inscription. This marks the oldest building in Southern California of brick, stone and mortar. Built 1791-1805, completed and dedicated.
 
Erected 1968 by Alhambra-San Gabriel Chapter National Society Daughters of the American Revolution.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution marker series.
 
Location. 34° 5.8′ N, 118° 6.398′ W. Marker is in San Gabriel, California, in Los Angeles County. Marker can be reached from South Mission Drive east of South Junipero Serra Drive, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 428 South Mission Drive, San Gabriel CA 91776, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A different marker also named San Gabriel Mission (a few steps from this marker); Old Spanish Trail (a few steps from this marker); Mission San Gabriel Archangel / El Camino Real Door (a few steps from this marker); Lt. Colonel Juan Bautista De Anza (a few steps from this marker); 1776 Overland Immigration Expedition (within shouting distance of this marker); Joseph Chapmanís Millrace
Mission San Gabriel Arcangel image. Click for full size.
By Michael Kindig, March 23, 2002
2. Mission San Gabriel Arcangel
Daughters of the American Colonists marker (left) and Daughters of the American Revolution marker (right)
(within shouting distance of this marker); Early California (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); San Gabriel Veterans War Memorial (about 700 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in San Gabriel.
 
Regarding San Gabriel Mission. The mission was founded September 8, 1771 by Padres Pedro Benito Cambon and Angel FernŠndez de la Somera. The present church building was begun during the later part of the 18th century and completed in the year 1800. SOURCE: California Historical Landmarks, California State Parks
 
Categories. Churches, Etc.Notable Buildings
 
San Gabriel Mission Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Kindig, March 23, 2002
3. San Gabriel Mission Marker
Daughters of the American Colonists Marker (left) image. Click for full size.
By Michael Kindig, March 23, 2002
4. Daughters of the American Colonists Marker (left)
Mission San Gabriel Arcangel
Queen of the missions which
brought christianity and
civilization to California
at the time of the
American Revolution.
U.S.A. Bicentennial
1776 - 1976
California State Society
Daughters of the American Colonists
El Campanario image. Click for full size.
By Michael Kindig, March 23, 2002
5. El Campanario
Gabrielino Indian image. Click for full size.
By Michael Kindig, March 23, 2002
6. Gabrielino Indian
Junipero Serra image. Click for full size.
By Michael Kindig, March 23, 2002
7. Junipero Serra
* Father *
Junipero Serra
One hundred
and fiftieth
anniversary
San Gabriel
Mission
* 1771 - 1921 *
Stone Wheel image. Click for full size.
By Michael Kindig, March 23, 2002
8. Stone Wheel
Our Lady of Guadalupe image. Click for full size.
By Michael Kindig, March 23, 2002
9. Our Lady of Guadalupe
The Plaza Park image. Click for full size.
By Michael Kindig, March 23, 2002
10. The Plaza Park
Mission District image. Click for full size.
By Michael Kindig, March 23, 2002
11. Mission District
San Gabriel Mission Museum image. Click for full size.
By Michael Kindig, March 23, 2002
12. San Gabriel Mission Museum
 
 
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