85. It took more than two centuries ...
Before we go on with The Great Hispanic American History Tour, and our current exploration of California, it must be noted that more than two centuries passed between Spain's initial exploration of the West Coast and its first attempts to establish settlements there. This brief timeline, posted at Mission San Diego de Alcalá, makes it all very clear:
Next, The Great Hispanic American History Tour will visit both the original and current sites of Mission San Diego de Alcalá. Stay tuned!