Modern education has not given us men who write better epitaphs or men who build better houses. It has given us men who are afraid to write epitaphs and leave it to the vicar. It has given us men who are afraid to build houses and leave it to the architect. — G. K. Chesterton

Famous Missions of California - W. H. Hudson



This short book tells the complete story of the founding of the Franciscan Missions of California under Junipero Serra and his followers. Only 80 pages long, it is lavishly illustrated and provides a short, balanced, and fascinating introduction to early California history.

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San Luis Rey
SAN LUIS REY.


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To
BONNIE BURCKHALTER FLETCHER
With affectionate recollections of California days

London, England, 1901