Who founded Mission Santa Clara de Asis?

Answer Father Miguel Jose Serra, a Franciscan priest from Spain, established the Mission Santa Clara de Asis in January 1777. The mission, which now sits on the campus of Santa Clara University, was the e... Read More »

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Who was the founder of Mission Santa Clara de Asis?

Friar Junípero Serra founded Mission Santa Clara de Asis, California's eighth mission, on January 12, 1777. Born November 24, 1713, Serra became a Catholic Franciscan monk when he was 16 years old... Read More »

What was the purpose of Mission Santa Clara?

The purpose of Mission Santa Clara, like other California missions, was to teach Christianity to the native people. The mission opened in 1777 and was the first Spanish settlement in the Santa Clar... Read More »

Who founded Mission Santa Cruz?

The Franciscan Order of the Roman Catholic Church founded the Mission Santa Cruz on September 25, 1791, at the site selected by Father Fermín Lasuén. The name given to the mission at the time of ... Read More »

Any opinions on Santa Clara Landscaping in Santa Clara, CA?

A MASTER GARDENER for over 15 years, i have seen some good and honest landscapers, and many more not so good. Most landscape contractors' are the horticultural equivalent of the used car salesmen.... Read More »