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Mission Nuestra Señora de la Soledad

36641 Fort Romie Rd, Soledad, California 93960 USA

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“Spanish-Christian mission”

Mission Nuestra Señora de la Soledad, known colloquially as the Soledad Mission or Mission Soledad, is a Spanish mission located near the present-day town of Soledad, California. The mission was founded by the Franciscan order on October 9, 1791 to convert the Native Americans living in the area to Catholicism. It was the thirteenth of California's Spanish missions, and is the namesake of the city of Soledad. After the 1835 secularization of the mission and the later sale of building materials, the mission fell into a state of disrepair and soon after was left in ruins. A restoration project began in 1954 and a new chapel was dedicated in 1955. The chapel now functions as a chapel of Our Lady of Solitude, a parish church of the Diocese of Monterey. The priests' residence was later recreated, and functions as a museum.

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Big Al

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June 11, 2022

This location is the Soledad Visitor's Center. The mission itself is at 36641 Fort Romie Road.

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Mission Nuestra Señora de la Soledad

36641 Fort Romie Rd
Soledad, California
93960 USA

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  • Sun - Sat: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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