The Landmark Project: CHL# 135

CHL# 135 MISSION SAN CARLOS BORROMÉO DE CARMELO

Mission San Carlos was established by Father Serra on June 3, 1770 at the Presidio of Monterey. Finding this location unsuitable, Serra moved the mission to Carmel Valley. In July 1771 he set to work constructing temporary buildings at the new site, and in December 1771 the mission was moved to its permanent location.

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

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

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