On October 28, 2012, Max Kurillo and I examined the mission site of Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe (‘Guadalupe del Norte’) which only existed from 1834 to 1840. It was the final California mission, established by Dominican Padre Felix Caballero. Read more at: https://www.bajabound.com/bajaadventures/bajatravel/guadalupe_valley_history and https://www.bajabound.com/bajaadventures/bajatravel/the_controversial_padre
The museum staff points to a raised foundation outline by the pepper tree, behind the museum. This is indeed the historical location for the mission, but these foundations are a new addition, from about 14 years earlier. They may be where the mission church was, but they are much smaller than the mission was documented as being.
Inside the museum:
MISSION GUADALUPE: 32°05’31.0″, -116°34’27.3″ Located on a dirt street, 1/4 mile off the entrance paved road going through Guadalupe (Francisco Zarco), 0.8 mi. from Highway 3.
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