Oceanside in San Diego County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Mission San Luís Rey de Francia
Erected by Department of Public Works–Division of Highways. (Marker Number 239.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Churches & Religion. In addition, it is included in the California Historical Landmarks, the Daughters of the American Revolution, and the National Historic Landmarks series lists. A significant historical date for this entry is June 12, 1769.
Location. 33° 13.929′ N, 117° 19.141′ W. Marker is in Oceanside, California, in San Diego County. Marker can be reached from North El Camino Real north of Mission Avenue, on the right when traveling north. From the San Diego Freeway (Interstate 5) take the San Luis Rey Mission Expressway (State Route 76) to the Rancho del Oro Drive intersection. Turn left and you're on North El Camino Real. Cross Mission Avenue and turn right onto the driveway of the Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 4050 Mission Avenue, Oceanside CA 92057, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Walled Garden (approx. ¼ mile away); El Camino Real Bell (approx. 3.4 miles away); Rancho Guajome (approx. 3.8 miles away); Boys of '45 (approx. 4.1 miles away); Retreat Hell! (approx. 4.1 miles away).
Also see . . .
1. California State Historic Landmark 239. This page has some photos of the mission. (Submitted on June 21, 2006.)
2. Official Website of Mission San Luis Rey. (Submitted on June 21, 2006.)
Credits. This page was last revised on April 15, 2017. It was originally submitted on June 20, 2006, by Joseph Beeman of Upland, California. This page has been viewed 6,565 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on June 20, 2006, by Joseph Beeman of Upland, California. 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on April 8, 2012, by Denise Boose of Tehachapi, California. 8, 9, 10, 11. submitted on December 26, 2012, by Denise Boose of Tehachapi, California. 12. submitted on October 31, 2008, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona. 13. submitted on April 8, 2012, by Denise Boose of Tehachapi, California. 14. submitted on December 26, 2012, by Denise Boose of Tehachapi, California. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.
Oct. 27, 2021