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Misión Santa Rosalía de Mulegé (Baja California Sur, Mexico)

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    • Misión de Mulegé (Baja California Sur, Mexico)
    • Misión de Santa Rosalía de Mulegé (Baja California Sur, Mexico)
    • Mission Santa Rosalía de Mulegé (Baja California Sur, Mexico)
    • Mulegé (Mission : Baja California Sur, Mexico)
    • Santa Rosalía de Mulegé Mission (Baja California Sur, Mexico)
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    • found: Santa Rosalia de Mulege Mission, viewed Aug. 30, 2017 -
    • found: Las Misiones antiguas, ©2002:page 45, etc. (Misión Santa Rosalía de Mulegé, 1705-1828; Jesuit; founded by father Juan Manuel de Basaldúa, S.J.; N26° 53.227ʹ W111° 59.170ʹ; established November 1705; On the assumption of the responsibility for all of the Baja California missions by the Franciscans in 1768, Father Serra assigned Mulegé ... to the charge of father Juan Gastón; By 1770, Misión Santa Rosalía de Mulegé was virtually deserted and the Dominicans began rebuilding; In 1828, Misión Santa Rosalía de Mulegé was rapidly deteriorating, and the scant and declining population made abandonment necessary)
    • found: Wikipedia, Aug. 30, 2017:English page (Misión Santa Rosalía de Mulegé; Mission Santa Rosalía de Mulegé is located in the oasis of Mulegé, in Mulegé Municipality, northeastern Baja California Sur state, México; The mission was founded in 1705 by the Jesuit missionary Juan Manuel de Basaldúa at a ranchería of the local Cochimí people known as Mulegé, on the eastern Baja California Peninsula, in Viceroyalty of New Spain; Construction of a stone church was begun in 1766. In 1768, when the Franciscans took over responsibility for colonial Baja California from the Jesuits, there were reportedly still some 300 Cochimí neophytes kept at Mulegé. However, by 1770, the mission was virtually deserted. The Dominicans, who succeeded the Franciscans in Baja in 1773, began rebuilding, but the population remained less than 100. The mission ceased to function in 1828. The present church buildings have been extensively restored) Spanish page (Misión de Mulegé; Misión de Santa Rosalía de Mulegé)
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