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Santa Cruz Mission State Historic Park

Santa Cruz Mission State Historic Park is the site of a complex of buildings erected around the original Santa Cruz Mission. Part of the cluster, the Neary-Rodriguez Adobe, was built in 1791 and is the last of the mission's many buildings to survive. The lovely single story adobe has been restored to its original appearance. Mision la Exaltacion de la Santa Cruz was the 12th mission built in California. It was completed during the 1790s. Damaged by several earthquakes, it collapsed in 1857.

The park is in downtown Santa Cruz. Take Mission Street to Mission Plaza. The adobe is located one block off the plaza on School Street.

Location: 144 School Street, Santa Cruz California 95060 Telephone 831-425-5849

Other California State Parks nearby:
(Boulder Creek)
Big Basin Redwoods State Park
(Los Gatos)
Castle Rock State Park
Hollister Hills State Recreation Area
(La Selva Beach)
Manresa Uplands State Beach
Monterey State Historic Park
Pescadero State Beach

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