#0326 Mission San Miguel Arcangel


#0326 Mission San Miguel Arcangel

Site information:

SW corner of Mission St and San Luis Obispo Rd, San Miguel


Plaque information:

State plaque

Plaque text:

Mission San Miguel Arcangel

Selecting this site because of the great number of Salinan Indians living hereabout. Fray Fermin Francisco de Lasuen, O.F.M., second president of the California Missions. Founded San Miguel Archangel on July 25,1797. The sixteenth in a chain of twenty-one Franciscan Missions. Its influence has played not only upon the native population but upon the history of California as whole.

Plaque placed by the California State Park Commission in cooperation with the San Luis Obispo County Historical Society and the Native Sons and Daughters of the Golden West Parlors No. 150 and 94.  March 26, 1966

Registered 8/8/1939