250 year anniversary: #Spanish forts and missions in California — Orange County Register #altacalifornia

California Colonized Two hundred and fifty years ago, the Spanish-led ‘Sacred Expedition’ to establish forts and missions in what was then called Alta California headed north from the tip of Baja. The Russians are coming Spain had laid claim to territory in what would become California, Arizona and New Mexico more than 150 years before…

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