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La Purisima Concepcion  

Resources for the Mission La Purisima Concepcion
By Sarah Lane
Mar 3, 2009, 11:12 PST

La Purisima Concepcion

This is a set of resources for the Mission La Purisima Concepcion.

Concepcion History
Mission La Purisima was founded December 8, 1787, at the site of the present town of Lompoc. In 25 years, the mission was extremely prosperous, with herds of livestock numbering in the thousands.
Source:       The Civic Group

The Eleventh Mission
Mission La Purísima was located in a fertile valley many miles off the beaten path of the El Camino Real. Much of its prosperity is the result of the tireless work of Father Mariano Payeras who served at Mission La Purísima for nineteen years.
Source:       BGe Internet Services

Founded December 8, 1787
Check out pictures of this Mission and get a few facts while you’re here.
Source:       California Museum of Photography

California Mission Concepcion
Father Lasuen founded the mission between Santa Barbara and San Luis Obispo named Mission La Purisima Concepcion. He sent Father Payeras to lead the new mission. Father Payeras spent the rest of his career there, eventually becoming the president of the missions when Father Lasuen died.
Source:       Juggernaut Technology

Almanac: California Missions
Get a data sheet for this Mission and view some of the oldest pictures available from this site.
Source:       Joel Gazis-Sax

California Missions Foundation
The eleventh mission was founded on December 8, 1787, by Father Lasuén. It was named for “The Immaculate Conception of Mary the Most Pure.” The first buildings were created in 1788 and completed in 1791, but were destroyed in the 1812 earthquake.
Source:       California Missions Foundation

La Purisima Mission Tour
Take a virtual tour of this Mission through some colorful photographs.

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