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San Luis Obispo Mission

San Luis Obispo Mission, where a shed once served as a church.
San Luis Obispo Mission

The Anza colonizing expedition arrived at San Luis Obispo mission, where a shed served as a church. Font noted arriving at this mission an adjoining habitation for "...converted girls, whom they call nuns. " The wife of a resident soldier taught them to "...to sew and keep clean; and they already do so very nicely, as if they were little Spaniards."

Image Source: US National Park Service

Image Credit: Courtesy of US National Park Service. Meredith Kaplan, Superintendent of Anza National Historic Trail.

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