NO. 727 PORTOLÁ EXPEDITION - On August 11, 1769, the Portolá Expedition arrived at the junction of the Arroyo Mupu and Santa Paula Creek, at a place they named the Holy Martyrs Ipolito and Cassiano. The priests of the Mission San Buenaventura here established the Asistencia Santa Paula, where they held services for the Mupu Indians.
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Although the plaque says that Portolá arrived on "August 13", the guidebook lists the arrival date as "August 11". According to Fray Juan Crespi's diary, the correct date is "August 13".