San Gabriel Moorish Fortresslike Features by Deakin

1805 - 1805

1805-1806 – A devastating smallpox and measles epidemic kills over 150 neophytes at San José.

02-21-1805 – The unique San Gabriel church, which features a Moorish “fortresslike” appearance is completed.

Nikolai Petrovic Rezanov04-1806 – Nikolai Petrovich Rezanov arrives in San Francisco seeking supplies for the Russian settlement in Alaska.