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Mission San Francisco de Assisi

OUNDED in 1776, the year of American Independence, this Mission, still standing in the heart of the great City of San Francisco was a familiar landmark when the great gold rush of the "Days of ‘49" was in full swing. Almost since its establishment it has been popularly known as "Mission Dolores" probably for the reason that it was founded on the church calendar day of Our Mother of Sorrows. It escaped untouched, as though by a miracle, the great fire of 1906.

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Mission San Francisco de Assisi
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Mission San Francisco de Assisi


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