David Kier’s fascination with the peninsula of Baja California began during his first childhood trip there during 1960s. Direct contact with the historic sites such as the missions and El Camino Real inspired him to learn more about what happened in this rugged land so many years ago. Kier’s studies inspired him to write a series of detailed mission articles that led to the natural course of combining them into a single source of reference for those who are interested in the colorful past of the peninsula of California.
This book contains a detailed history of the activities by the Spanish and others attempting to colonize the peninsula of California from 1535 to 1855. Over 125 photographs, maps, and …$ 29.95 Read more
Following the success of their 2012 book, The Old Missions of Baja & Alta California, 1697-1834, Max Kurillo and David Kier have produced a revised and expanded edition in 2020, …$ 20.95 Read more