La Purisima Concepcion de Maria Santisima Mission Photos

The California mission at Lompoc, founded 1787, was totally rebuilt by the WPA in the 30s & now as a State-run museum replicates the entire feel of mission life in early California.

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La Purisima Concepcion de Maria Santisima Mission rebuilt as a WPA project in the 1930s. Lompoc, CA.La Purisima Mission bell tower. Lompoc, CA.La Purisima Mission exterior arcade against its pasture setting. Lompoc, CA.Brick columns of La Purisima Mission. Lompoc, CA.
La Purisima Concepcion de Maria Santisima Mission (1787) rebuilt as a WPA project in the 1930s. Lompoc, CA. On National Register.La Purisima Mission bell tower. Lompoc, CA.La Purisima Mission exterior arcade against its pasture setting. Lompoc, CA.Brick columns of La Purisima Mission. Lompoc, CA.
Interior & High Altar of La Purisima Mission church. Lompoc, CA.High Altar detail & frescos of La Purisima Mission church. Lompoc, CA.Pulpit of La Purisima Mission church. Lompoc, CA.Small bells to signal the start of mass in La Purisima Mission church. Lompoc, CA.
Interior & High Altar of La Purisima Mission church. Lompoc, CA.High Altar detail & frescos of La Purisima Mission church. Lompoc, CA.Pulpit of La Purisima Mission church. Lompoc, CA.Small bells to signal the start of mass in La Purisima Mission church. Lompoc, CA.
Rear balcony of La Purisima Mission church. Lompoc, CA.Recreated soldiers' mess hall at La Purisima Mission. Lompoc, CA.Bread oven at La Purisima Mission. Lompoc, CA.Candle dipping racks at La Purisima Mission. Lompoc, CA.
Rear balcony of La Purisima Mission church. Lompoc, CA.Recreated soldiers' mess hall at La Purisima Mission. Lompoc, CA.Bread oven at La Purisima Mission. Lompoc, CA.Candle dipping racks at La Purisima Mission. Lompoc, CA.
Recreated soldiers' barracks at La Purisima Mission. Lompoc, CA.Loom at La Purisima Mission. Lompoc, CA.Chapel at La Purisima Mission. Lompoc, CA.Parchment book of chanted prayers at La Purisima Mission. Lompoc, CA.
Recreated soldiers' barracks at La Purisima Mission. Lompoc, CA.Loom at La Purisima Mission. Lompoc, CA.Chapel at La Purisima Mission. Lompoc, CA.Parchment book of chanted prayers at La Purisima Mission. Lompoc, CA.
Painted confessional at La Purisima Mission. Lompoc, CA.Carved oak chest front with rabbits & dogs at La Purisima Mission. Lompoc, CA.Colonial Spanish spurs at La Purisima Mission. Lompoc, CA.Colonial Spanish saddles at La Purisima Mission. Lompoc, CA.
Painted confessional at La Purisima Mission. Lompoc, CA.Carved oak chest front with rabbits & dogs at La Purisima Mission. Lompoc, CA.Colonial Spanish spurs at La Purisima Mission. Lompoc, CA.Colonial Spanish saddles at La Purisima Mission. Lompoc, CA.

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