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Father Junipero Serra

1713 – 1784

 
 
Father Junipero Serra Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed 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.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & ReligionExplorationNative AmericansSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Native Sons/Daughters of the Golden West series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1713.
 
Location. Marker has been permanently removed. It was located near 38° 34.6′ N, 121° 29.47′ W. Marker was in Sacramento, California, in Sacramento County
Father Junipero Serra Marker and Statue image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Syd Whittle, December 28, 2008
2. Father Junipero Serra Marker and Statue
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. Marker is located on the grounds of the State Capital Park. Touch for map. Marker was at or near this postal address: 10th and L Street, Sacramento CA 95814, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this location. 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 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); The California State Insectary (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); USS California Bell Memorial (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map 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. Serra International website entry (Submitted on December 28, 2008.) 

2. Father Junipero Serra. Museum of the City of San Francisco website entry (Submitted on December 28, 2008.) 
 
Additional keywords. California Missions
 
Father Junipero Serra Statue image. Click for full size.
Photographed 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.
Junipero Serra statue taken down by protesters at Capitol, CHP says image. Click for more information.
via KCRA 3, July 6, 2021
4. Junipero Serra statue taken down by protesters at Capitol, CHP says
KCRA 3 website newsclip
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San Diego de Alcala - 1769 image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Syd Whittle, December 28, 2008
5. San Diego de Alcala - 1769
1 of 9 plates surrounding the statue
Santa Clara de Asis - 1777 image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Syd Whittle, December 28, 2008
6. Santa Clara de Asis - 1777
2 of 9 plates surrounding the statue
San Juan Capistrano - 1776 image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Syd Whittle, December 28, 2008
7. San Juan Capistrano - 1776
3 of 9 plates surrounding the statue
San Francisco de Asis - 1776 image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Syd Whittle, December 28, 2008
8. San Francisco de Asis - 1776
4 of 9 plates surrounding the statue
San Luis Obispo de Tolosa - 1772 image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Syd Whittle, December 28, 2008
9. San Luis Obispo de Tolosa - 1772
5 of 9 plates surrounding the statue
San Gabriel Arcangel - 1771 image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Syd Whittle, December 28, 2008
10. San Gabriel Arcangel - 1771
6 of 9 plates surrounding the statue
San Antonio de Padua - 1771 image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Syd Whittle, December 28, 2008
11. San Antonio de Padua - 1771
7 of 9 plates surrounding the statue
San Carlos Borromeo de Carmelo - 1770 image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Syd Whittle, December 28, 2008
12. San Carlos Borromeo de Carmelo - 1770
8 of 9 plates surrounding the statue
San Buenaventura - 1782 image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Syd Whittle, December 28, 2008
13. San Buenaventura - 1782
9 of 9 plates surrounding the statue
Father Junipero Serra and the map of California Missions image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. Makali Bruton, July 3, 2019
14. Father Junipero Serra and the map of California Missions
Father Junipero Serra statue image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. Makali Bruton, July 3, 2019
15. Father Junipero Serra statue
Map of California and the Missions image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Syd Whittle, December 28, 2008
16. Map of California and the Missions
The Father Junipero Serra Monument sculptor's tablet image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. Makali Bruton, July 3, 2019
17. The Father Junipero Serra Monument sculptor's tablet
The Father Serra Monument is a design and work by Maurice Loriaux 1965
Father Junipero Serra and Marker minus Father Junipero Serra image. Click for full size.
December 27, 2020
18. Father Junipero Serra and Marker minus Father Junipero Serra
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 27, 2021. It was originally submitted on December 28, 2008, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona. This page has been viewed 4,914 times since then and 53 times this year. It was the Marker of the Week January 18, 2009. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on December 28, 2008, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona.   4. submitted on November 27, 2021, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.   5. submitted on December 28, 2008, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona.   6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13. submitted on January 1, 2009, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona.   14, 15. submitted on August 7, 2019, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.   16. submitted on December 28, 2008, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona.   17. submitted on August 7, 2019, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.   18. submitted on November 26, 2021.

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Oct. 1, 2022