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
FEATURES: Precision-cut, foam core parts
Short history of the mission included
Complete assembly instructions
INCLUDES: One San Juan Bautista Kit
COMMENTS: 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