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Mission San Buenaventura and Mission Compound Site

  • Also Known As: Mission San Buenaventura and Mission Compound Site

  • Address: 211 East Main St
  • Vicinity: Bounded by Poli St, Ventura and Santa Clara Aves, and Palm St
  • Travel Genus: Sight
  • Sight Category: Historic District

This mission, established in 1782, was the ninth and the last to be dedicated by Father Junipero Serra. The first chapel and church were destroyed, the present mission church was begun in 1793 and completed in 1809. - California State Parks


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Particulars for Mission San Buenaventura and Mission Compound Site:
Cultural Affiliation Chumash People
Area of Significance Historic - aboriginal
Area of Significance Historic and non-aboriginal
Sight Category Historic District
Criteria Historic Event
Criteria Information Potential
Cultural Affiliation Mexican American
Other Description Mission Style
Cultural Affiliation New Spain
Area of Significance Prehistoric
Owner Private
Area of Significance Religion
Historic Use Religious Property
Cultural Affiliation Spanish California
Level of Significance State
Historic Use Village site

US National Registry of Historic Places Data »

Accurate at time of registration: 10th April 1975

Registry Name: Mission San Buenaventura and Mission Compound Site
Registry Address: Bounded by Poli St., Ventura and Santa Clara Aves., and Palm St.
Registry Number: 75000496
Resource Type: District
Owner: Private
Architectural Style: Other
Attribute: Mission Style
Area in Acres: 29
Certification: Listed in the National Register
Level of Significance: State
Area of Significance: Prehistoric, Historic - aboriginal, Historic and non-aboriginal, Religion
Applicable Criteria: Event, Information Potential
Criteria Consideration: Religious property
Cultural Affiliation: chumash, Mexican
Period of Significance: 1900-1750 AD, 1499-1000 AD, 1749-1500 AD, 1800-1824, 1825-1849, 1750-1799
Historic Function: Domestic, Religion
Historic Sub-Function: Religious structure, Village site
Current Function: Domestic, Education, Recreation and Culture, Commerce, Trade, Religion, Landscape, Government
Current Sub-Function: Museum Single dwelling Park

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