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The Old (Original) San Gabriel Mission

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Said to be ruins of La Mision Vieja (The Old Mission) in Rancho La Merced, Potrero Chico (present-day Montebello).
ca. 1889; Published/Photographed by Unknown

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Site of La Mision Vieja (The Old Mission), lower right. Looking east to Whittier Hills with San Gabriel Blvd crossing Rio Hondo.
ca. Early 1900s; Published/Photographed by Unknown

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Dedication of La Mision Vieja (The Old Mission) monument by Walter P. Temple.
1921, Jul 31; Published/Photographed by Unknown

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Monument at Lincoln Blvd & San Gabriel Blvd to Sgt Joseph Kauffman, died in WWI in 1918. Monument later moved to Temple City park.
ca. 1921-1930; Published/Photographed by Unknown

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Potreo La Mision Vieja de San Gabriel.
1939, Mar 8; Published/Photographed by L.A. County Flood Control Dist.

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"All that remains of the Old San Gabriel mission, near the River.".
Undated; Published/Photographed by Unknown

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Site of La Mision Vieja (The Old Mission) with Rio Hondo in background.
Undated; Published/Photographed by Unknown

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Said to be ruins of La Mision Vieja (The Old Mission) in Rancho La Merced, Potrero Chico (present-day Montebello).
Undated; Published/Photographed by Unknown


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*Montebello Historical Society
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