San Gabriel in Los Angeles County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
San Gabriel Mission
Founded September 8, 1771
Erected 1968 by Alhambra-San Gabriel Chapter National Society Daughters of the American Revolution.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & Religion • Notable Buildings. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution series list.
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. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 428 South Mission Drive, San Gabriel CA 91776, United States of America. Touch for directions.
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 Anza1776 Overland Immigration Expedition (within shouting distance of this marker); Joseph Chapman’s Millrace (within shouting distance of this marker); Chapman’s Mill and Millrace (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Early California (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in San Gabriel.
Regarding San Gabriel Mission. The mission was founded September 8, 1771 by Padres Pedro Benito Cambon and Angel Fernández 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
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