Mission San Juan Bautista

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Mission San Juan Bautista

Mission San Juan Bautista, also known as the “Mission of Music” was the fifteenth mission in the mission chain. It is located in San Juan Valley. It’s a very popular tourist attraction. It contains many interesting and important artifacts. One of them is a doll named Dolly. It belonged to a Donner Party tragedy survivor. Its full name is: La Misión del Glorioso Precursor de Jesu Cristo, Nuestro Señor San Juan Bautista. Whew! The English translation is: The Mission of the Glorious Precursor of Jesus Christ, Our Lord, Saint John the Baptist. It was founded by Father Fermín Francisco de Lasuén. The native tribes that lived there were the Mutsons and the Yokuts. It was founded in 1797. By 1806, there were horses, cows,

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