La Purisima Concepcion

By, Anthony Valle

Mission History

La Purisima Concepcion was built in 1787. This mission was the 11th mission. The founding of the mission is Fr.De lasuen. The tribe in the mission was the Chumash. In December 21,1812 there was an earth quake that did lots of damage to La Purisima Concepcion. In 1845 lands and buildings were sold. In 1789 the first church was built. In 1818 the fire destroyed most of the natives homes. In 1821 the bell was built. The location for la Purisima Concepcion is 4.5 Northwest Valley of the Wateress.

Daily life at the mission

The Chumash lived in La Purisima Concepcion. Fr.Mariano Payeras was in charge. The men's job was to do leather working,woodcraft, and framing. The women's job was to prepare the food and make Spanish food. There wasn't a school. The kids stayed home for religious instruction. There was a church to pray.The Indians free time was when they want to rest they can rest.

Pictures and illustration

The map for La Purisima Concepcion

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Mission Today

La purisima Concepcion is open. This mission has a field trip and a church. But it doesn't have a museum.


title book: Mission La Purisima Concepcion

author: Kim Ostrow

copyright: 2,000

mission card : 11

author: Toucan Valley Publications

date: 1998, 1992