California Missions Trail - San Juan Bautista Mission

California Mission Trails: 1932-1972

In the mid-1900s, the California Mission Trails Association, Ltd. (MTA) promoted an automobile-oriented route with books, brochures, signs, plaques, stickers, and …

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El Camino Real Postcard

Early Postcard for California’s Royal Road

Postcards from the first half of the 20th century give us a glimpse of the past. The postcard below shows an …

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Californias Mission Tour

The Early Days of the Missions Trail

In 1915 the Automobile Club of Southern California published a 36-page pamphlet titled California’s Mission Tour. The subtitle was A motoring …

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