Posts Tagged: Malibat

The Spanish Missions on the California Peninsula: #3, San Juan Bautista de Ligüí/Malibat (1705-1721)

By David Kier Co-author of ‘The Old Missions of Baja & Alta California, 1697-1834’  San Juan Bautista de Ligüí mission was founded by the Jesuit Padre Pedro de Ugarte in November of 1705 among the Monqui Indians. Located near the beach 22 miles south of Loreto, Ligüí was the Monqui name for the location. In… Read more »