Posts Tagged: Santa Gertrudis

The Spanish Missions on the California Peninsula: #15, Santa Gertrudis (1752-1822)

By David Kier www.vivabaja.com Co-author of ‘The Old Missions of Baja & Alta California, 1697-1834’    Fifteen years passed by before the Jesuits were able to establish another mission, and the first one in the northern half of the California peninsula. Padre Fernando Consag had made expeditions seeking potential mission sites, and was baptizing natives in… Read more »