Mission Hills in Los Angeles County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Fray Fermin Francisco de Lasuen, O.F.M.
Labored in Mexico and Baja, California until 1775. Spent 10 years at Mission San Diego.
Selected 2nd Presidente of the Missions succeeding Fr. Serra.
Established 9 missions including San Fernando.
Buried at Carmel in 1803. R.I.P.
Location. 34° 16.417′ N, 118° 27.728′ W. Marker is in Mission Hills, California, in Los Angeles County. Marker can be reached from San Fernando Mission Blvd near Columbus Avenue, on the right when traveling west. The marker is located on the west side of the Mission San Fernando grounds, within the area of paid admission. Upon paying the entrance fee to the mission, exit into the quad and head toward the back of the convent (i.e. left or west), and then turn right and walk past the Diocese Archives into the side garden. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 15151 San Fernando Mission Blvd, Mission Hills CA 91345, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. San Fernando Mission (within shouting distance of this Mission San Fernando Rey de España (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); This Fountain (about 500 feet away); Andres Pico Adobe (approx. 0.4 miles away); Ranchito Romulo (approx. 0.4 miles away); Mission Dam (approx. half a mile away); Lopez Station (approx. 0.8 miles away); Father Junipero Serra / Fray Junipero Serra (approx. 1.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Mission Hills.
More about this marker. Although the marker design is modeled after the official California State Historical Markers (and their directional signs), this is not an official state marker. Mission San Fernando itself is a California State Historical Landmark.
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Credits. This page was last revised on July 28, 2018. This page originally submitted on February 3, 2011, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 2,466 times since then and 25 times this year. Last updated on February 2, 2017, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on February 3, 2011, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.