Founded: August 28, 1791
Founder: Father Fermin Lasuen
Status: Active Catholic Church
Indian tribes native to surrounding area: Ohlone, Costanoan, Miwok, Yokuts
Location: 126 High Street, Santa Cruz, CA 95060
1791 – Mission founded.
1812 – Padre Andres Quintana is killed by natives in response to his harsh treatment of the Indian Neophytes.
1818 – Mission raided and looted.
1834 – Mission secularized.
1859 – Mission returned to the Catholic Church by President James Buchanan.