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King City in Monterey County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Mission San Antonio de Padua

23 Miles

 
 
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By Robert Cole
1. Mission San Antonio de Padua Marker
Inscription. Founded by Father Junipero Serra July 14, 1774. Most picturesque setting. First mass was celebrated in presence of one Indian. Later congregation grew to a thousand neophytes. Famous for its fine horses and expert vaqueros.
 
Erected by Department of Public Works - Divison of Highways. (Marker Number 232.)
 
Location. 36° 11.729′ N, 121° 8.758′ W. Marker is in King City, California, in Monterey County. Marker is on Jolon Road (County Road G14) mile south of El Camino Real (U.S. 101), on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: King City CA 93930, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 14 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. La Gloria Schoolhouse (approx. 0.7 miles away); Salinas Valley Cookwagon, c. 1888 / Cookwagon (approx. mile away); Wind Power (approx. mile away); De Anza Expedition 1775-1776 (approx. 0.8 miles away); Metz Field/ Chapin Int'l Airport (approx. 9.9 miles away); De Anza Expedition 1775 - 1776 (approx. 13.8 miles away); First Marriage in California (approx. 13.8 miles away); The Hacienda (approx. 13.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in King City.
 
More about this marker.
Mission San Antonio de Padua Marker image. Click for full size.
By Robert Cole, March 8, 2013
2. Mission San Antonio de Padua Marker
Marker is in the foreground with agricultural water sprayers working in the distance.
The San Antonio Mission is 23 miles south on Jolon Road (G14). Turn right on Mission Road and go through unmanned entrance gate to Fort Hunter Liggett and follow the road to the mission.
 
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker.
 
Also see . . .
1. Mission San Antonio de Padua. Official website (Submitted on March 6, 2013, by Cleo Robertson of Fort Lauderdale, Florida.) 

2. San Antonio de Padua. California Missions Resource Center website with historical information relating to the mission (Submitted on March 6, 2013, by Cleo Robertson of Fort Lauderdale, Florida.) 
 
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Mission San Antonio de Padua image. Click for full size.
By James King, November 24, 2012
3. Mission San Antonio de Padua
Inside the Chapel Looking Toward the Altar image. Click for full size.
By James King, November 24, 2012
4. Inside the Chapel Looking Toward the Altar
Mission San Antonio de Padua image. Click for full size.
By Robert Cole
5. Mission San Antonio de Padua
Front view of mission. Water run crossing under road fed a nearby grist mill about 150 meters to the left.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 6, 2013, by Cleo Robertson of Fort Lauderdale, Florida. This page has been viewed 498 times since then and 56 times this year. Last updated on March 6, 2013, by Cleo Robertson of Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Photos:   1. submitted on March 6, 2013, by Cleo Robertson of Fort Lauderdale, Florida.   2. submitted on March 9, 2013, by Cleo Robertson of Fort Lauderdale, Florida.   3. submitted on November 30, 2012, by James King of San Miguel, California.   4. submitted on December 1, 2012, by James King of San Miguel, California.   5. submitted on March 6, 2013, by Cleo Robertson of Fort Lauderdale, Florida. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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