The California Franciscan missions comprise of a series of 22 religious missions (outposts) founded between 769 and 1832.
The Franciscan missions examined in this book are located in the land called California. Kurillo offers an overview of each mission, provides the background to the California mission system in its entirety, and highlights the Franciscan missions with over 120 black-and-white photographs.
Chapters include: History, Then and Now Views, Altars, and Aerial Views. Also included is mission-related history in an easy reading format for all ages.