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Father Junipero Serra

(1713-1784)

A priest in the Franciscan order, Junipero Serra was a driving force in the Spanish conquest and colonization of what is now the state of California.

 

Father Serra founded the first of California's missions in San Diego.

 

More on Fr. Serra can be found here: www.sandiegohistory.org/bio/serra/serra.htm

 

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Taken on August 11, 2006