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The Spanish Missions on the California Peninsula: #23, Santo Tomás de Aquino (1791-1849)

Santo Tomás de Aquino Mission Baja California

  By David Kier www.vivabaja.comCo-author of ‘The Old Missions of Baja & Alta California, 1697-1834’  The future site for the fifth Dominican Baja California mission was discovered in 1769 and named San Francisco Solano, by Franciscan Padre Juan Crespí. In April, 1785, ‘San Solano’ was visited by Dominican Padre Luis Sales and a party of soldiers… Read more »