Henry Chapman Ford’s 1881 painting of the ruins of the chapel, priest’s residence and warehouse at the Asistencía de Santa Margarita de Cortona. The ruins still stand protected by a barnlike structure on the Santa Margarita Rancho.
Henry Chapman Ford’s 1881 painting of the ruins of the chapel, priest’s residence and warehouse at the Asistencía de Santa Margarita de Cortona. The ruins still stand protected by a barnlike structure on the Santa Margarita Rancho. Courtesy image
Henry Chapman Ford’s 1881 painting of the ruins of the chapel, priest’s residence and warehouse at the Asistencía de Santa Margarita de Cortona. The ruins still stand protected by a barnlike structure on the Santa Margarita Rancho. Courtesy image

Dreaming of a traditional snowless California Christmas

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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.