Mission San Jose - Fremont, CA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2
N 37° 32.035 W 121° 55.196
10S E 595425 N 4154652
Quick Description: Despite its name, Mission San Jose is not in the nearby city of San Jose but in Fremont, California.
Location: California, United States
Date Posted: 12/22/2014 9:15:23 AM
Waymark Code: WMN401
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member lumbricus
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Long Description:
Wikipedia (visit link) informs us:

"Mission San José is a Spanish mission located in the present-day city of Fremont, California. It was founded on June 11, 1797 by the Franciscan order and was the fourteenth Spanish mission established in California. The mission is the namesake of the Mission San José district of Fremont, which was an independent town subsumed into the city when it was incorporated in 1957.

The Mission entered a long period of gradual decline after secularization in 1834, though numerous restoration efforts in the intervening periods have reconstructed many of the original structures. The old mission church remains in use as a chapel of Saint Joseph Catholic Church, a parish of the Diocese of Oakland. The museum also features a visitor center, museum, and slide show telling the history of the mission."

As for the book, Amazon (visit link) informs us:

Native Americans of Mission San Jose (Ballena Press Anthropological Papers) Paperback – Dec 2007
by Randall Milliken (Author)...Product details
Publisher: Malki Museum Press (Dec 2007)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 0879191481
ISBN-13: 978-0879191481
Product Dimensions: 22.4 x 15.2 x 1 cm"
ISBN Number: 0879191481

Author(s): Randall Milliken

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