Hobbico California Mission Project San Juan Bautista

Tower Stock# LXYAC9  •  Manufacturer Stock# HCAY9033
Hobbico California Mission Project San Juan Bautista (large view)
Notes from our tech department:
This is the San Juan Bautista
Missions of California Educational Project.
Parental Supervision is Recommended.

The 15th mission, San Juan Bautista was founded on June 24, 1797. It
includes the largest mission church - and the only one with three aisles.
The area's Native Americans were friendly. Mission population soon grew to
over 1,000. Father Estevan Tapis created a male choir, enjoyed by the local
population and visitors. Father Felipe del Arroyo could preach in seven Native
American dialects and created the first dictionary-like document of their
Mission San Juan Bautista has served mass daily since 1797. Much of the
original interior, painted by a Boston sailor named Thomas Doak, survives
today. The mission was restored in 1884 and again in 1949, financed by the
Hearst Foundation.


Precision-cut, foam core parts
Short history of the mission included
Complete assembly instructions


One San Juan Bautista Kit


White glue
Decorating material


In the state of California, many 4th Grade students get involved in
building a model of one of the California Spanish missions

Due to small parts that could cause a choking hazard please keep
away from children 3 years of age and younger

Cardboard roof material is supplied with the kit. Optional adobe
style roofing tiles are shown in some photographs and are
available at your craft supply store

tlc 8/9/12

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