Posts Tagged: Santa Rosalía de Mulegé

The Spanish Missions on the California Peninsula: #4, Santa Rosalía de Mulegé (1705-1828)

By David Kier Co-author of ‘The Old Missions of Baja & Alta California, 1697-1834’  Traveling north from Loreto in November of 1705, the Jesuit Padre Manuel de Basaldúa founded the mission of Santa Rosalía at the Cochimí settlement of Mulegé. Santa Rosalía de Mulegé mission is located on a rare desert river, about two miles… Read more »