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San Luis Rey de Francia

Page history last edited by wikiuser0018 11 years, 4 months ago

 

Where is the mission located? 

It is located 40 miles north of San Diego, in a valley about five miles from the Pacific Ocean.  The Address is 450 Mission Ave. Oceanside, CA 92057.
What group of Indians was living in the area? 
The indians that lived there were the Kumeyaay Indians and the Quechnajuchom Indians.
 
 When was the mission established? What order in the mission chainis it.

It was established on June 13, 1798.  It was the 18th mission out of the 21.

 
 Who was responsible for starting this mission?

Father Fermin Lasuén, is the Franciscan missionary who started the mission.

 

Has the mission moved from its original location?

No.  The mission hasn't moved from its original  location.
 
What does the mission look like? Use descriptive words. 
  • The church  - It was 180 Ft. long and 28 Ft. wide and 30 Ft. high.  It’s the shape of a cross.  The original church held 1,000 worshippers.  It's also octagonal and had a domed roof.
  • chapel   - It was small. COULDN'T FIND ANY MORE INFO.
  • bell tower or wall  -There is one bell tower in the whole mission.  It is 75 ft. in height and is made out of adobe, lime plaster, wooden timbers, fired clay bricks, and has a roof made out of tiles.
  • quadrangle - It is 500 square feet.  Fruit trees and grain crops were outside of the quadrangle.  Planted inside of it were plants and shrubs that provided shade for the people who worked in the work areas.
  • priest quarters  -It’s connected to a wing with 32 arches over the rooms.  There was a kitchen and a dining room in that part of the mission for gusts and visitors.
  • indian quarters  - COULDN'T FIND IT.
  • archways  - There are more than 200 archways that went from the storage rooms, kitchen, infirmary, dormitories, and workshops.
  • fields, gardens  - It was a flower and vegetable gardens.  And a grand set of steps leading down to a sunken garden. 
  • out buildings    - COULDN'T FIND IT.  
 
 
 
What materials were used to construct the mission.
The mission was made of adobe bricks and it was faced with burnt bricks and it had a tile roof.
 
What was the main industry of the mission during the Spanish occupation?
The main industry of the mission during the Spanish occupation was that  the Spain had to sell their land or buildings to anyone who wanted it.
 
What, if any, is the main industry of the mission today?

 Concerts, funerals, and weddings take place at the church.  

Visitors can visit the statue of Luis XI, the wooden pulpit, and the octagonal copper baptismal front and many more stuff there.  Now it serves as a retreat center and is owned by the Franciscans.  There's a lot of tourism around mission San Luis Rey. 

 
What was the relationship between the Priests and the Indians?
 The relationship between the Priests and the Indians was that the Indians helped build the mission. 
 
Is it possible to visit the mission today?

Yes, you can visit the mission today.  At the mission you can take tours.  There is a fourth grade tour and a tour for groups. 

 
Find an image of the floor plan of your mission and include it here: 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Comments (21)

wikiuser0017 said

at 10:51 am on Jun 4, 2009

GOOD JOB MAYA!!!!!!!!! :)

wikiuser0015 said

at 10:55 am on Jun 4, 2009

It looks nice and the imformation is great. you worked hard and it payed off !!!!! -jacyn :D cool!!!

tkeating said

at 10:57 am on Jun 4, 2009

It looked like you worked hard maya

wikiuser0012 said

at 10:59 am on Jun 4, 2009

I really like your details.

wikiuser0008 said

at 10:59 am on Jun 4, 2009

I liked your worked maya

wikiuser0001 said

at 10:59 am on Jun 4, 2009

What do you mean you can't find any more information?

wikiuser0003 said

at 11:00 am on Jun 4, 2009

I liked the details

wikiuser0005 said

at 11:00 am on Jun 4, 2009

I like how you found the LONG indian tribe names!!!!!!!!!

wikiuser0011 said

at 11:00 am on Jun 4, 2009

I find that you have some very good answers but, you also have some stuff that could be more detailed. Also mabye you could find things for the COULD NOT FIND IT answers.
Aidan

wikiuser0007 said

at 11:00 am on Jun 4, 2009

Its good but "could not find it" should not be there

wikiuser0021 said

at 11:01 am on Jun 4, 2009

Good job Maya. But you didn't need to say you couldn't find it. Otherwise good job.
From your friend,
Ana Jauregui.

wikiuser0009 said

at 11:01 am on Jun 4, 2009

I like how you really described the places in the 6th quistion. I also like the layout picture you put at the end. Tasha.

wikiuser0006 said

at 11:01 am on Jun 4, 2009

OH AND ONE MORE THING I LOVE THE DRAWING FROM PASCALE

wikiuser0014 said

at 11:01 am on Jun 4, 2009

I learned a lot about how your mission looks.

wikiuser0004 said

at 11:01 am on Jun 4, 2009

good work on your mission maya! =)

wikiuser0006 said

at 11:01 am on Jun 4, 2009

next time you should spend more time on finding the question and don't say " I can't find it", otherwise it was OK !!!!!!!!!!I HOPE YOU LEARN FROM THIS LESSON TO FILL IT IN. T HIS IS COOL, AWSOME, FUNNY, PASCALE!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I LOVE YOUR WORK

wikiuser0005 said

at 11:01 am on Jun 4, 2009

check your work before you share though

wikiuser0013 said

at 11:02 am on Jun 4, 2009

i thought that your mission was great. Silvia:}

wikiuser0016 said

at 11:02 am on Jun 4, 2009

You were very descriptive.

wikiuser0002 said

at 11:04 am on Jun 4, 2009

I like how you put the address and zip code in, and also I like how you put in that 4th graders can go on tours there.

wikiuser0010 said

at 11:04 am on Jun 4, 2009

Your thing looks good, lots of good information! -Audrey

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