Mission San Luis Obispo de Tolosa
California State Historic Landmark 325
#325 Mission San Luis Obispo de Tolosa
A Spanish mission founded by Fray. Junipero Serra, O.F.M., first president of the
California missions, this was the fifth in a chain of 21 missions stretching from San Diego to
Sonoma. Built by the Chumash indians living in the area, its combination of belfry and vestibule
is unique among California missions. In 1846 John C. Fremont and his California Battalion
quartered here while engaged in the war with Mexico.
On Monterey between Chorro and Broad Sts, San Luis Obispo.
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