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Mission San Juan Bautista


Founded on June 24, 1797
By Fr. Fermin Lasuen
Fifteenth in the chain of the 21 alta California Missions.
At the time San Juan Bautista was at the time in Monterey County it is now in San Benito County.

This the second church and was completed in 1812

San Juan Bautista plaza was made a state park in 1935.

Holdings: Photos of all 21 California Missions, and also we have a collection of Native Americans photos.

Holdings: San Juan Bautista 170 photos
Holdings: San Benito County 341 photos
Holdings: Thomas Houseworth 48 views
San Juan Bautista, Circa 1900
Photo Accession CV # 90-011-0002
In 1865 a New England wooden steeple was added.
In 1915 a big wind storm removed the top of the steeple,
San Juan Bautista, Circa 1990
Photo Accession CV # 2011-055-0001
In 1929 the tower was remodeled in a more mission style.
It was removed in 1949
In October of 1957 Alfred Hitchcock use the mission in some scenes in his film Vertigo with Kim Novak.
San Juan Bautista, Circa 1865
Mission San Juan Bautista Stereoscopic # 36, Circa 1865
Photo by Thomas Houseworth & Co. (1828-1915)
Photo Accession CV # 2002-004-0001
San Juan Bautista, Circa 1865 San Juan Bautista, Circa 1865
Mission San Juan Bautista Stereoscopic # 37, Circa 1865
Photo by Thomas Houseworth & Co. (1828-1915)
Photo Accession CV # 2009-016-0001
San Juan Mission 1865
Mission San Juan Bautista Circa 1865
Photo by Thomas Houseworth & Co.
Photo Accession CV # 2002-004-0001
San Juan Mission 1865
Mission San Juan Bautista today
Pat Hathaway Photo
Hollister and San Benito Co.
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