Mission San Francisco Solano was the 21st mission in Alta California, and the only one built under the Mexican era. It was the northernmost and last of the missions to be established. San Francisco Solano, the patron saint of the mission, was a 17th Century missionary to the Peruvians. This mission site was chosen for its' weather, water, grazing land and building materials.
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By Andrew S - on Aug 10, 2023
Historic Sites and Sights of Old Sonoma
The Sonoma state park includes the remains of Mission St. Francis Solano, Mexican barracks, and adjoining buildings and garden, all just off the central town plaza, as well as Gen. Mariano Vallejo's...
This is the last of the Spanish missions in California, actually built under Mexican rule. There were a number of exhibits on the missions in general, as well as this one. Parking was a little tough...