|San José Mission was the fourteenth Mission founded in
July 11, 1797, by Father Fermin Lasuen. The mission was named for Saint
Joseph. The mission located within one day's travel of another
to be used as a safe rest stop for those traveling along the El Camino
Real. A violent earthquake in 1868 destroyed the mission.
In 1985 replica of the original mission, was constructed.
San Jose Mission