U. S. Mission Trail / The Mission Trail Today - The Spanish Missions in California
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Explanation.

#1, San Diego de Alcala

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Original Site - Presidio Hill

San Diego
Mission
Main Page
Grounds
Grounds
Church
Church
Other Buildings
Other Buildings
Exhibits
Exhibits
Archeological Excavation
Archeological Excavation
Garden
Garden
Mission Dam
Mission Dam
Surrounding Area
Surrounding Area
Original Site - Presidio Hill
Original Site
Presidio Hill
Mission San Diego began on Presidio Hill near modern day Old Town. The Serra Museum site aside the original Presidio location and interprets the site.
The cross is about the center of the site. Photo date: 5-8-05.
Cross Cross
Cross at the location of the first mission. Photo Date: 1-11-04.
Cross
Cross at the location of the first mission. Photo Date: 1-11-04.



Photo date: 5-8-05.
Statue to the Indians who helped build the mission.

Statue to Indians Statue to Indians
Statue to commemorate the Indians who helped build the missions. Photo Date: 1-11-04.

Photo date: 5-14-06.


Today a garden wall follows the approximate location of the original wall.
Today a garden wall follows the approximate location of the original wall.








Today cactus gardens beautify the site.
Today cactus gardens beautify the site.




Serra Museum in the distance.
The Serra Museum contains exhibits on the Mission and Presidio as well as art.


San Diego
Mission
Main Page
Grounds
Grounds
Church
Church
Other Buildings
Other Buildings
Exhibits
Exhibits
Archeological Excavation
Archeological Excavation
Garden
Garden
Mission Dam
Mission Dam
Surrounding Area
Surrounding Area
Original Site - Presidio Hill
Original Site
Presidio Hill

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