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CHL No. 326 Mission San Miguel Arcángel - San Luis Obispo


NO. 326 MISSION SAN MIGUEL ARCÁNGEL - This site was selected because of the great number of Salinan Indians that lived in the vicinity. Fray Fermín Francisco de Lasuén, OFM, second president of the California missions, founded San Miguel Arcángel on July 25, 1797. The 16th in a chain of 21 Franciscan missions, it influenced not only the native population, but the history of California as a whole.


775 Mission Street San Miguel. SW corner of Mission St and San Luis Obispo Rd, San Miguel
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Plaque on parking lot wall.

CHL #326 Mission San Miguel Arcángel