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Jewel of the Missions San Juan Capistrano

by Larry K. Collins & Lorna Collins

Category : History
Trade Paperback : 84 Pages
Publisher : CreateSpace
Publication Date : October 16, 2016
ISBN-10 : 1539588556
ISBN-13 : 978-1539588559
Size : 8.5 x 8.5 x 0.2
Price : $18.99

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About the book

Mission San Juan Capistrano has long been called "The Jewel of the Missions." This book captures the history of the mission from its founding in 1776 by Father (now Saint) Junipero Serra to the present day. Between the pages, you will learn about many features of the mission and discover why it continues to be a local treasure and a favorite of tourists.

Lorna Collins is a local author who has co-written a novel about Mission San Juan Capistrano called "The Memory Keeper." She and her husband, Larry K. Collins, are currently working on the sequel to the novel to be titled, "Becoming the Jewel."

Robert L. Schwenck is an award-winning local artist, who has been painting the mission and the town of San Juan Capistrano for many years. His love of the city and its historic buildings is evident in his work.