Nuestra Señora del Rosario Viñadaco 1774-1832

2005 photo by David Kier at the first site for the Rosario mission. GPS: 30°04'01.0" 115°43'08.0". In 1802, the mission's water source became unusable.The mission was moved 2 miles down the valley, and nearer to the river.

2005 photo by David Kier, looking west.

2005 photo by David Kier, looking south.

1956 photo by Howard Gulick, looking west.

1957 photo by Howard Gulick, looking south.

1961 photo by Howard Gulick, looking east.

Mission floor plan from Peveril Meigs' book showing the first site for the Rosario mission.


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