Hobbico California Mission San Juan Bautista

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This is the San Juan Bautista Missions of California Educational Project. Parental Supervision is Recommended. The 15th mission, San Juan Bautista was founded on June 24, 1797. It includes the largest mission church - and the only one with three aisles. The area's Native Americans were friendly. Mission population soon grew to over 1,000. Father Estevan Tapis created a male choir, enjoyed by the local population and visitors. Father Felipe del Arroyo could preach in seven Native American dialects and created the first dictionary-like document of their languages. Mission San Juan Bautista has served mass daily since 1797. Much of the original interior, painted by a Boston sailor named Thomas Doak, survives today. The mission was restored in 1884 and again in 1949, financed by the Hearst Foundation. COMMENTS: In the state of California, many 4th Grade students get involved in building a model of one of the California Spanish missions Due to small parts that could cause a choking hazard please keep Cardboard roof material is supplied with the kit. Optional adobe style roofing tiles are shown in some photographs and are available at your craft supply store tlc 8/9/12

This product was added to our catalog on May 10, 2018