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Missionary Art & History

The Mission of Santa Rosalia de Mulege (1705-1828) Despite the limiting factors that arose during the expansion process, such as lack of food, ships and financial resources, Salvatierra and his people continued to search for sites that primarily provided water and fertile land to farm. Their conviction and zeal as missionaries was to carry and
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San Javier

A hidden desert treasure and a gem of missionary architecture are just some adjectives that many historians use to describe the San Javier Mission. The Cochimies called this place Vigge Biaundo, meaning “ground in the high glens.” It is a great place to fall in love. Located 244 miles north of La Paz and 22
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Loreto

A Magical Town with excellent location, natural beauty and ancient monuments. Loreto was the capital of the Californias from 1698 to 1777. The first Jesuit mission, Our Lady of Loreto, was founded here. The Museum of the Missions, a collection of religious art, Jesuits tools and weapons of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries is a
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