California Historical Landmarks in Monterey County
California Historical Landmark 232 Marker
Mission San Antonio de Padua
Jolon Road at US 101
Founded by Father Junipero Serra, July 14, 1771. Most picturesque setting. First mass was celebrated in presence of one Indian. Later congregation grew to a thousand neophytes. Famous for its fine horses and expert vaqueros.
Historical Landmark No. 232
Department of Public Works - Division of Highways
Another Califirnia plaque for Mission San Antonio de Padua is located on US 101 in the Camp Roberts Rest Area. The mission is also National Register of Historic Places listing #76000504.