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May 10, 2014 6:41 PM

Russian traders frequented Mission San Luis Obispo de Tolosa

The Russian sphere of influence extended the length of the Pacific Coast from the Aleutian Islands south as far as San Diego. But the Russian American Company had a special friend at Mission San Luis Obispo de Tolosa.

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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.

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