Mission San Luis Obispo de Tolosa

Mission San Luis Obispo de Tolosa (HMI3N)

Location: San Luis Obispo, CA 93401 San Luis Obispo County
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Country: United States of America
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N 35° 16.834', W 120° 39.842'

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A Spanish mission founded by Fray Junipero Serra, O.F.M., First president of the California missions. This was the fifth in a chain of 21 missions stretching from San Diego to Sonoma. Built by the Chumash Indians living in the area. Its combination of belfry and vestibule is unique among California Missions. In 1846 John C. Fremont and his California Battalion quartered here while engaged in the war with Mexico.
HM NumberHMI3N
Marker Number325
Year Placed1966
Placed ByThe State Department of Parks and Recreation in cooperation with the California Historical Landmarks Advisory Committee, San Luis Obispo County Hist.Soc. and N.S & D of the G.W., Parlors No.290 and No.108, May 15, 1966
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Date Added Thursday, September 25th, 2014 at 7:42pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)10S E 712450 N 3906659
Decimal Degrees35.28056667, -120.66403333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 35° 16.834', W 120° 39.842'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds35° 16' 50.04" N, 120° 39' 50.52" W
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Area Code(s)805, 858
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 782-798 Monterey St, San Luis Obispo CA 93401, US
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