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Mission San Miguel Arcangel

HRONOLOGICALLY the sixteenth of the Missions, founded in 1797. It is a familiar sight still to passengers on the railway trains and automobiles on the State Highway. A view of its ruins bespeaks the fact that it must have been a thing of great architectural splendor in the days of its glory. The original church still remains undisturbed with the frescoes painted by the Indians still bright upon its gray walls. The Franciscan Fathers have lately returned to its possession.

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Mission San Miguel Arcangel
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Mission San Miguel Arcangel


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