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Asistencia Nuestra Senora la Reina de Los Angeles

Founded 1781
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Los Angeles

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The first several times that I saw this church, I didn't realize that the Old Plaza Church was even related to the Missions.

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History

Nuestra Senora la Reina de Los Angeles, began as an asistencia to Mission San Gabriel. It is now familiarly called the Old Plaza Church in Los Angeles and is part of the El Pueblo de Los Angeles Historic Monument near Olvera Street.

Mission San Gabriel served the spiritual needs of the Indians, soldiers, and rancheros for several decades until Asistencia Nuestra Señora was formed at nearby Los Angeles. Two priests were assigned to Mission San Gabriel and they divided their time between the Mission and the Asistencia. Our Lady Queen of the Angels Chapel (the Old Plaza Church, or La Placita, founded in 1781) was given parochial status in 1826 and assumed the ecclesiastical welfare of the city and its environs. It is Landmark 144.

Address and Directions

Location: 535 N. Main St. near Macy St., Los Angeles, California. Now part of El Pueblo de Los Angeles State Historic Monument.

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Plaza Catholic Church 1818-1822
Plaza Catholic Church, 1818-1822. Exterior.
Plaza Catholic Church, 1818-1822
Plaza Catholic Church, 1818-1822. Interior.
Asistencia Nuestra Senora la Reina de Los Angeles
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Grounds
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Church
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Exhibits
Mission Nuestra Senora Reina de Los Angeles
Mission Nuestra Senora Reina de Los Angeles. Photo date: 9-4-04.
Mission Nuestra Senora Reina de Los Angeles
Mission Nuestra Senora Reina de Los Angeles. Photo date: 9-4-04.
Cemetery.



Compo Santo Cemetery
La Iglesia de Nuestra Señora de Los Angeles Cemetery.
First recorded burial took place January 6, 1823. The last known burial was November 8, 1844. Approximately 693 early residents. 1822-1844.
Plaza Catholic Church 1818-1822
Plaza Catholic Church, 1818-1822. Photo date: 9-4-04.
Plaza Catholic Church, 1818-1822
Plaza Catholic Church, 1818-1822. Photo date: 9-4-04.
Plaza Catholic Church, 1818-1822
Plaza Catholic Church, 1818-1822. Photo date: 9-4-04.
Plaza Catholic Church, 1818-1822
Plaza Catholic Church, 1818-1822. Photo date: 3-24-01.
New Plaza Catholic Church
New Plaza Catholic Church. Photo date: 9-4-04.

Interior.




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Mission Nuestra Senora Reina de Los Angeles
Mission Nuestra Senora Reina de Los Angeles, gratto. Photo date: 9-4-04.

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