By Robert A. Bellezza
After setting up the cost of San Francisco, visionary project president Fr. Junipero Serra journeyed south to came across challenge San Juan Capistrano, Alta California's 7th, on November 1, 1776. via order of King Carlos III of Spain, El Pueblo de los angeles Reina de los Ángeles (the city of Our woman the Queen of the Angels) used to be based on September four, 1781, following the advice of the 1st California governor, Felipe de Neve. At within sight project San Gabriel Arcángel, de Neve collected a bunch of eleven males, eleven girls, and 22 childrens, infantrymen, project clergymen, and some Indians and traveled 9 miles to the banks of the l. a. River, blessing the hot website. by way of 1800, the town of l. a. had a inhabitants of three hundred with a gathering corridor, guardhouse, military barracks, and granary. outfitted a day's trip aside on El Camino actual, the challenge San Fernando Rey de España used to be devoted on September eight, 1797, and accomplished the lineage of California's huge landmark missions close to l. a..