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Missionary Art & History

Elizabeth Acosta Mendía

Misión de Nuestra Señora del Pilar de La Paz Airapí (1720-1749) La Paz Bay was discovered by Hernan Cortez in 1535 and named by Sebastian Vizcaino in 1596. The area was explored by Admiral Isidro de Atondo y Antillon in 1683 and Father Juan Maria de Salvatierra in 1716 in search of a mission site.
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Missionary Art & History

Elizabeth Acosta Mendía

SAN JOSE DE COMONDU MISION (1708-1827) The San Jose de Comondu Mission is located about 30 miles west of the town of Loreto. The area was first explored in December 1684 by Admiral Isidro de Atondo y Antillon and Father Eusebio Francisco Kino. It was visited again during the summer of 1708 by the Fathers
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