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Mission San Luis Rey de Francia By Charlene Who founded the mission and when was it founded? Father Fermin Lasuen founded Mission San Luis Rey de Francia on June 13, 1798. Where is it located? It is located on a hill in the town of San Luis Rey in Oceanside, California. Of the 21 missions founded by the Spanish, what order number was this one? It is the 18th mission in the chain of missions. What do I think about this mission? This mission sounds pretty neat. I like the sound of it. List any special qualities that this mission has This mission is called “King of missions” because of iTs large size. It is the largest and most populous in all of the California missions. Was the mission ever damaged? Was it fixed? No, the mission was never damaged. Who lived at the mission? What Indian tribe lived at this mission? The padres, the Diegueno, and the Luiseño tribes. What was daily life like at the mission? The Indians farmed, raised farms, and went to church. Did native Americans like their lives at the missions? They didn’T exacTly haTe iT, but they wanted their old lives back. What did the mission grow? The mission grew fruit trees and crops. List any interesting facts about your mission: The mission had the largest heard of livestock of any of the missions. It is the largest mission in the chain of missions. Bibliography "San Luis Rey de Francia." California Missions. BGe Internet Services . 30 May 2007 <http://missions.bgmm.com/sluis rey.htm>. Garretson, Rob. "San Luis Rey de Francia." California Missions Online Project. May 30, 2007
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