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Mission as it looks today
Mission as it looked in the 1800's

San Francisco de Asis - Dolores Mission

Founded by Fray Francisco Palou in June 29, 1776. Nick Named "Dolores". Named for saint of birds, animals, conservationists and ecologists. This mission is the oldest structure in San Francisco in the heart of San Francisco. The mission survived the great San Francisco earthquake and fire. Now called Dolores the mission serves the community today as it did in the past. The mission is built entirely of wood and adobe brick, the massive columns are made of wood and adobe brick.

Beautifully painted ceiling adds to this uniquely beautiful church.

Massive adobe buttress adds strength to this adobe constructed church.
Father Serra
Highly detailed model showing the church as it looked in the early mission era.
Tule indian dwelling structure
A contemplative Father Serra statue
Elegant indian necklace made of abalone shells.
Indian fox hide arrow quiver, probably used as a wish for good luck in hunting or a statement of hunting prowess.


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