Ruins of the original Mission de la Purisima Concepción de Maria Santisima, destroyed by an 1812 earthquake, in Lompoc.
Ruins of the original Mission de la Purisima Concepción de Maria Santisima, destroyed by an 1812 earthquake, in Lompoc. Courtesy photo
Ruins of the original Mission de la Purisima Concepción de Maria Santisima, destroyed by an 1812 earthquake, in Lompoc. Courtesy photo

Mission San Luis Obispo a link to one of California’s largest earthquakes, tsunamis

June 17, 2017 01:52 PM

UPDATED June 18, 2017 10:30 AM

About Dan Krieger

Dan Krieger

Dan Krieger is a professor emeritus of history at Cal Poly and past president of the California Mission Studies Association.