We went to Mission Soledad first, a tiny mission, but cool, this is quite the opposite. It's an estate tucked inside the Fort Hunter Liggett Army Base (see also Hearst buildings on base). What a treasure and hidden desperate gem. This active mission serves 35 families and it is with them and public attendance and support they stay open. They feel they are entrusted to bring it forward. Unfortunately, they need expensive retrofitting and need visitors desperately. If you're in their area I urge a visit. I cannot post enough pictures, though I took 68!
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