Mission San Gabriel Arcángel

Mission San Gabriel Arcángel is a fully functioning Roman Catholic mission and a historic landmark in San Gabriel, California. The settlement was founded by Spaniards of the Franciscan order... Wikipedia

  • Location:  428 South Mission Dr, San Gabriel, California 91776-1299
  • Name as founded:  La Misión del Santo Príncipe El Arcángel, San Gabriel de Los Temblores
  • English translation:  The Mission of the Saintly Prince The Archangel, St. Gabriel of the Tremblors
  • Patron:  Gabriel, Holy Prince of Archangels
  • Nickname(s):  "Pride of the Alta California Missions", "Mother of Agriculture in California"
  • Founding date:  September 8, 1771
  • Founding priest(s):  Pedro Benito Cambón and Angel de la Somera (1st), Father Presidente Junípero Serra (2nd)
  • Founding Order:  Fourth
  • Military district:  First
  • Native tribe(s), Spanish name(s):  Tongva, Gabrieliño
  • Native place name(s):  ' Iisanchanga, Shevaanga
  • Baptisms:  7,825
  • Marriages:  1,916
  • Burials:  5,670
  • Secularized:  1834
  • Returned to the Church:  1859
  • Governing body:  Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Los Angeles
  • Current use:  Chapel / Museum
  • Data source:  DuckDuckGo