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Old Mission San Gabriel

 
 
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By Craig Baker, August 18, 2018
1. Old Mission San Gabriel Marker
Inscription.  This tablet was erected by Walter P. Temple and blessed by Right-Reverend John J. Cantwell, Bishop of Monterey and Los Angeles, July 31, 1921, to commemorate the founding of Mission San Gabriel Archangel, on this ground, at Old Mission by Rev. Fathers Angel Somero and Pedro B. Cambon, Sept. 8, 1771.
 
Erected 1921 by Walter B. Temple.
 
Location. 34° 1.857′ N, 118° 4.392′ W. Marker is in Montebello, California, in Los Angeles County. Marker is at the intersection of San Gabriel Boulevard and Lincoln Avenue, on the right when traveling south on San Gabriel Boulevard. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Montebello CA 90640, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Juan Matias Sanchez Adobe (approx. 0.9 miles away); Casa de Governor Pío Pico (approx. 2½ miles away); The Lion (approx. 3.2 miles away); Battle of the Rio San Gabriel (approx. 3½ miles away); Savannah Memorial Park (approx. 3½ miles away); El Monte (approx. 3½ miles away); The Frederick G. Exner Memorial Windmill (approx. 3½ miles away); William L. Dodson (approx. 3½ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Montebello.
 
Regarding Old Mission San Gabriel. The Mission was originally located near the river and subject to flooding, so it was
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By Craig Baker, August 18, 2018
2. Old Mission San Gabriel Marker
relocated five miles north of here. Mr. Temple had this marker placed on his land, across the street from the actual location of the Old Mission. There are no ruins remaining.
 
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By Craig Baker, August 18, 2018
3. Old Mission San Gabriel Marker
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on August 25, 2018. This page originally submitted on August 20, 2018, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. This page has been viewed 92 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 20, 2018, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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