Posts Tagged: Santo Domingo

The Spanish Missions on the California Peninsula: #20, Santo Domingo (1775-1839)

Santo Domingo Mission Baja California Mexico

By David Kier Co-author of ‘The Old Missions of Baja & Alta California, 1697-1834’  One year following the founding of their first mission (El Rosario), the Dominicans were ready to begin the second mission of their California service. Padre Manuel Garcia and Padre Miguel Hidalgo traveled twenty leagues (about 50 miles) north to a site… Read more »