San Diego de Alcala Mission Photos

The California mission at San Diego, founded 1769, is noted for its wall holding five bells. The first mission, it faced several years of Indian hostilities & moved to its current site to obtain water by building California's first dam.

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San Diego de Alcala Mission the first in California. San Diego, CA.San Diego Mission adobe wall with bells. San Diego, CA.San Diego Mission details of adobe wall with cactus silhouettes. San Diego, CA.High altar in San Diego Mission. San Diego, CA.
San Diego de Alcala Mission (1769) the first in California. San Diego, CA. On National Register.San Diego Mission adobe wall with bells. San Diego, CA.San Diego Mission details of adobe wall with cactus silhouettes. San Diego, CA.High altar in San Diego Mission. San Diego, CA.
Statue of Padre Junipero Serra founder of the California mission system in garden of San Diego Mission. San Diego, CA.San Diego Mission garden flowers. San Diego, CA.San Diego Mission adobe wall with bells seen from garden side. San Diego, CA.
Statue of Padre Junipero Serra (1713-84) founder of the California mission system in garden of San Diego Mission. San Diego, CA.San Diego Mission garden flowers. San Diego, CA.San Diego Mission adobe wall with bells seen from garden side. San Diego, CA.

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