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How to Help With El Camino Real Project

CMF is currently looking for individuals that are interested in being a Captain for a specific section of El Camino Real in Alta California. This will be a historic effort, benefiting not only El Camino Real in both Californias but also all of the historic sites, communities and people found along this Cultural Route.

California Missions Conference

Save the Date! The 2018 California Missions Conference will be held February 16-18, 2018.

The 2017 Conference at Mission Santa Inés was a great success.
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Historical Preservation

Help Us Keep this Story Alive, these Treasures Need your Support!

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The 2017 Grant Application window is now closed.

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All Aboard the Bus Program

The 2017 AATB grant window is open until October 31st. Apply now!

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Photo Gallery

Through the Lens Tells so Much.

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Our Historic Treasures Come to Life.

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Virtual Tour

An Unbelievable Experience.

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The Mission Story

From Missions to Presidios, from Asistencias to Ranchos to Pueblos, learn about this significant chapter in our history.

California Indians

Before, During, and After the Mission Era.

El Camino Real de las Californias

A Multi-National Effort to Seek an UNESCO World Heritage Site Nomination.

California Missions Annual Conference

Save the Date: The 35th Annual California Missions Conference will be held February 16 - 18, 2018.
Click the button to read about the 2017 Conference.


Keep up with the latest news from Along the Mission Trail.

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CMF is committed to world-class scholarship.

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Honoring those who have done so much.

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Bibliography, articles, and book reviews.

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CMF Online Store

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