Site of Original Mission Dolores Chapel and Dolores Lagoon
California State Historic Landmark 327-1
#327-1 Site of Original Mission Dolores Chapel and Dolores Lagoon
On June 29, 1776, Father Francisco Palou, a member of the Anza expedition, had a
brushwood shelter built here on the edge of a now vanished lake, Lago de Los Dolores (Lake of the Sorrows),
and offered the first
mass. The first mission was a log and thatch structure dedicated on October 9, 1776 when the necessary
documents arrived. The present Mission Doloreswas dedicated in 1791.
Nothing remains of this site.
Camp and Albion Sts, San Francisco.
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