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Carmel-by-the-Sea in Monterey County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Mission Cross

 
 
Mission Cross Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, February 25, 2013
1. Mission Cross Marker
Inscription.
On this very spot
Fray Junipero Serra
erected the
mission cross
August 24, 1771

 
Location. 36° 32.568′ N, 121° 55.185′ W. Marker is in Carmel-by-the-Sea, California, in Monterey County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Rio Road and Lausen Drive, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. The Mission Cross site is located in the inner Carmel Mission courtyard. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3080 Rio Road, Carmel CA 93923, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Lt. Colonel Juan Bautista De Anza (a few steps from this marker); Early American Baptisms in California (within shouting distance of this marker); Junípero Serra/Establishing the California Missions/The Ave Maria Bell (within shouting distance of this marker); Portola Crespi Cross (approx. 0.6 miles away); World War I Memorial (approx. 0.9 miles away); Korean War Memorial (approx. 0.9 miles away); World War II Memorial (approx. 0.9 miles away); Vietnam War Memorial (approx. 0.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Carmel-by-the-Sea.
 
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Mission Cross Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, February 25, 2013
2. Mission Cross Marker
Carmel Mission courtyard image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, February 25, 2013
3. Carmel Mission courtyard
The mission church, undergoing renovation, is in the background.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 8, 2013, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 319 times since then and 31 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on March 8, 2013, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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