How old is Mission Santa Ines?
Likewise, people ask, when was Mission Santa Ines founded?
September 17, 1804
Similarly, what is Mission Santa Ines used for? The site chosen for the mission was at a midway point between Mission Santa Barbara and Mission La Purísima Concepción. Its purpose was to relieve overcrowding at those two missions and to serve the Indians living east of the Coast Range. Construction on Mission Santa Inés began in 1804 with one row of buildings.
Likewise, people ask, how long did it take to build Mission Santa Ines?
Santa Ines Mission Layout, Floor Plan, Buildings and Grounds Building continued for the next eight years. In 1805 another row of buildings, 145 feet long by 19 feet high and wide was added, and another 38 feet were completed in 1806.
Who restored Mission Santa Ines?
Begun by Father Alexander Buckler in 1904, ongoing repairs to the mission have allowed Santa Inés to recapture the splendor of its earlier days. Buckler enlisted his niece, Maime Goulet, to restore the missions art and vestment collections that today make up an extensive museum.