Mission San Rafael Mission San Rafael

San Rafael , California

Founded December 14, 1814

Founded as a sanitarium to serve Mission San Francisco (Dolores), Mission Rafael became an independent mission in 1822.

Photo courtesy of Anne M. Schmiesing © 2007 CatholicHistory.net


Mission San Rafael * CaliforniaMission.com


Children's book M.N. Boule, The Missions: California's Heritage : Mission San Rafael Arcangel

F. Keegan, San Rafael: Marin's Mission City

M. Levick, The Missions of California