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San Fernando Mission Adobe ruins
Alternative Title
Security Pacific National Bank Photo Collection;
Date Created and/or Issued
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Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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Mission San Fernando Rey de Espana (originally La Mission del Senor Fernando, Rey de Espana) was founded by father Fermin Lasuen on September 8, 1797, on the settlement located on the former Encino Rancho, in Mission Hills. An adobe chapel, which was built and blessed in December 1806, was damaged by the destructive earthquake of 1812 and a new church was completed in 1818. In 1845, Governor Pio Pico declared the Mission buildings for sale and in 1846, made Mission San Fernando Rey de Espana his headquarters. San Fernando's church became a working church again in 1923. In 1971, a large earthquake damaged the church again and it had to be completely rebuilt. The repairs were completed in 1974. It was dedicated as California Historic Landmark #157. And in 1999, it was also added to the National Register of Historic Places - Building #71001076. It continues to serve as a parish church.
View of Mission San Fernando Rey de Espana before restoration efforts that began in the 1910s. Mission San Fernando Rey de Espana is located at 15151 San Fernando Mission Boulevard, Mission Hills, CA 91345. Photograph dated 1875.
1 negative : safety ; 25 x 20 cm.
Photographic safety negatives
Security Pacific National Bank Collection
S-000-556 8x10
Serra, Junipero,--Saint,--1713-1784
San Fernando, Rey de España (Mission : San Fernando, Calif.)
Missions, Spanish
Catholic church buildings
Catholic churches
Abandoned buildings
Adobe buildings
Adobe churches
Adobe brick
Ruined buildings
Historic sites
Roofing, Tile
El Camino Real (Calif.)
San Fernando (Calif.)
Time Period

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