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Mission San Gabriel Arcangel

LD San Gabriel Mission with its picturesque bell tower and its exquisitely beautiful outer stairway, worn by the bare feet of the Indian neophytes, was founded in the year 1771 and is distant nine miles from the center of the City of Los Angeles. San Gabriel became the richest of the Missions and was called "The Queen of the Missions." It is here that the "Mission Play" is given each year in a magnificent playhouse by a great company of Indian and white performers numbering over one hundred persons.

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Mission San Gabriel Arcangel
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Mission San Gabriel Arcangel


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