Posts Tagged: Dolores

The Spanish Missions on the California Peninsula: #9, Nuestra Señora de los Dolores (1721-1741 at Apaté, 1741-1768 at La Pasión de Chillá)

By David Kier Co-author of ‘The Old Missions of Baja & Alta California, 1697-1834’    The mission of Los Dolores began because of the need for a mission between Loreto and La Paz following the failure of the mission at Ligüí/Malibat.  The new mission was also known as ‘Dolores del Sur’ to distinguish it from… Read more »