The Mystery on the California Mission Trail
A series of clues in Spanish lead four real kids down California's famous Old Mission Trail in search of a solution to a mystery of history and hilarity!
LOOK what's in this mystery - people, places, history, and more!
Definition of missions, and their functions in the past and present • Mission architecture and design • Missions and the California Gold Rush • Why missions were founded, and the hardships involved • Indians• reactions to the missions, and the effects of the missions on the Indians • Father Junipero Serra's work with the missions and his burial • Important facts about each mission the group visits, including information on architecture, present-day status of the mission, the bells in each mission, circumstances surrounding the missions • foundings, and other distinctive trivia • foundings, and other distinctive trivia • Po Rico, a Spanish governor in America • Secularization • El Camino Real • Ojo de Dios craft • Mission La Pur • sima • Concepci-n, Lompoc • Mission Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara • Mission Santa Solvang • Mission Snaventura, San Buenaventura • Mission San Juan Capistrano, San Juan Capistrano • Mission San Gabriel Arcangel, San Gabriel • Mission San Fernando Rey de Espa-a, Mission Hills • Mission San Antonio de Padua, Jolon • Mission Nuestra Se-ora de la Soledad, Soledad • Mission San Francisco de As's (or Mission Dolores), San Francisco.
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