The Landmark Project: CHL# 239

CHL# 239 MISSION SAN LUÍS REY DE FRANCIA

Founded June 12, 1798 by Father Lasuén, then president of the California missions, and administered by Father Peyrí, Mission San Luís Rey is notable for its impressive architecture-a composite of Spanish, Moorish, and Mexican.

Also on the US National Register of Historic Places and a US National Historic Landmark.

Descriptions of each landmark are from the California Office of Historical Preservation website.

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