Mission San Diego de Alcala

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In History
  • Mission San Diego is founded

    Mission San Diego  is founded
    On July 17th Father Serra founded mission San Diego de Alcala.
  • Indian uprising

    Indian uprising
    The churh burned down. Fr. Luis Jayme died.
  • Padres make barrier

    Padres make barrier
    Padre Serra builds a wall of protection.
  • The church was replaced

    The church was replaced
    The church was replaced by a wider adobe church.
  • Building the courtyard

    Building the courtyard
    Most of the other buildings were arranged in a quadrangle around the courtyard.
  • Baptism for Indians

    Baptism for Indians
    Sixy-five indians were baptised.
  • Earthquake

    Earthquake
    In 1803 the new church was damaged by an earthquake.
  • Water resource

    Water resource
    The mission was running out of water so they built a dam to get water resource.
  • Rebuilt church again

    Rebuilt church again
    In 1813 they rebuild the church over again.
  • Mission power reduced

    Mission power reduced
    The power of the mission was reduced because Mexico won the war of independence against Spain.
  • The mission was given to Santiago Arguello

    The mission was given to Santiago Arguello
    The mission was given to Santiago Arguello for government services.
  • The mission now goes to the U.S. military

    The mission now goes to the U.S. military
    The mission was given to the U.S. goverment as a military base.
  • The mission is destroyed

    The mission is destroyed
    The mission is destroyed. Many people believe it is because the military destroyed structures.
  • The mission is returned

    The mission is returned
    In 1860 Abraham Lincoln signed a document to give 22 acres back to the mission.
  • The military left

    The military left
    The military left and reported the mission as the buildings are stable.
  • The only thing standing

    The only thing standing
    The main wall was the only thing standing.
  • rebuilding of mission

    rebuilding of mission
    Father Anthony Ubach from St. Joseph's chapal made orders to rebuild the mission.
  • Padre Anthony died

    Padre Anthony died
    Padre Anthony died in 1907.
  • Rebuilding stopped

    Rebuilding stopped
    Rebilding of mission stops.
  • Minor Basilica

    Minor Basilica
    Pope Paul VI declared the mission a minor basilica.
  • Today

    Today
    Today the mission is an active parish and is being excavated.