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Last Updated: Mar 4th, 2009 - 23:00:30

Nuestra Senora de la Soledad  

Resources for the Mission Nuestra Senora de la Soledad
By Sarah Lane
Mar 4, 2009, 13:49 PST

Nuestra Senora de la Soledad

These are links to specific resources for the Mission Nuestra Senora de la Soledad.

Soledad History
When Soledad Mission was founded on October 9, 1791, the "Golden Age" was beginning for the California missions and there was anticipation for another successful venture. Learn more about it here.
Source:       The Civic Group

The 13th Mission
The name of this mission tells a lot about it. Father Lasuen dedicated the site to "the Solitude of Most Holy Mary, Our Lady." It was a dry, windy plain that was very hot in the summer and freezing cold on winter nights. Click on this link to read the story.
Source:       BGe Internet Services

Founded October 9, 1791
Learn about the founding Father, get resources for your Mission report, learn about Native Californians, explore then & now, and get art.
Source:       EUSD

California Mission de la Soledad
Check out a couple of pictures of this Mission and get a few facts while you’re here.
Source:       California Museum of Photography

Mission La Soledad
It is told that Portola and Father Crespi were camped in a valley between the Salinas River and the Santa Lucia Mountains. That night an Indian approached them and said a word that sounded like "soledad," which is Spanish for loneliness. Father Lasuen chose the spot for the thirteenth mission. Read more here.
Source:       Juggernaut Technology

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

Nuestra Senora de la Soledad
This was the thirteenth mission and was founded October 9, 1791 by Fr. Lasuén. Named for Our Lady of Solitude, one of the many designations for the Virgin. Get directions to the Mission and find out its immediate needs.
Source:       California Missions Foundation

Tour the Soledad Mission
Take a virtual tour of this Mission through some colorful photographs.

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