Mission San Fernando Rey de Espana

Report
Mission San Fernando Rey de
Espana
By: Drew Anderson
Mission number:17
• Map of The Mission
History of the Mission
Fermin Lasuen was the founder of San
Fernando Rey de Espana. He founded
the mission in September of 1797.
Ferman Lasuen had also founded lots
of other missions . This he was famous
for. Mission San Fernando Rey de
Espana is located near San Miguel
arcangel and San Luis Rey de Francia.
Unlike some other missions, San
Fernando Rey de Espana was in Baja
California.
Daily Life
There were many people who worked at the mission. Some of these people were,
Padres and 782 Indians. The Padres taught the Indians how to grow and harvest. The
Indians taught the Padres how to weave, hunt, and make soap. The Indians did most
of the work and some wanted to rebel. Daily life was not easy those days.
Special Features
San Fernando Rey was a very
popular place to stop for travelers
because of its big dining room and
kitchen. There was lots of chefs in the
kitchen, but there was 5 times as many
people in the dining room. There was
also a chapel for song and prayer. San
Fernando Rey also was a popular place
to stop because of its wide open space
and beautiful courtyard.
• Nickname of Mission: San
Fernando Rey
Historic Highlights
Mission San Fernando Rey had three
historic highlights.
1.
It was one of the missions with
the bi g gest dining room and
kitchen. It was a very popular
place for travelers to stop.
2.
It was also known for its wide,
beautiful, and spacious courtyard.
3.
At one point, the mission owned
over 121,500 acres of space for
cattle to graze.
1.
2.
3.
It was
one of
the
missions
with the
biggest
dining
room
and
kitchen.
A very
popular
place to
stop for
travelers
.
It was
also
known
for its
wide,
beautiful
, and
spacious
courtyar
d.
At one
point
the
mission
owned
over
121,500
acres of
land for
cattle to
graze.
• Mission picture
Mission Today
The mission today is still in good
condition and is still being used.
Travelers are still stopping at the
mission today. But there are no more
Indians left at San Fernando Rey de
Espana. There are also many tourists
That come, they say that the courtyard
and main entrance are the most
beautiful thing they have ever seen.
That is what the mission is like today.

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