San Diego Historic Places

Baja California Series Part II

Season 7 Episode 2 | 25m 42s

See the massive and beautiful missions of the Jesuit Priests that arrived in the late 17th Century to Christianize the Native peoples and colonize the region for Spain. Many are still standing today. Also, little information is known about the first Spanish soldiers who accompanied them. Learn their stories from one of the descendants who travels to San Diego to tell his ancestor's history.

Aired: 04/14/16

Rating: NR

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