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By Joseph McMahon,Carla Hendershot

Hidden one of the rolling hills and picturesque valleys of California�s coastal mountain variety is the quiet challenge city of San Juan Bautista. cast by way of the San Andreas Fault, a similar stunning
environment that attracted Spanish missionaries to set up project San Juan Bautista in 1797 may invite multitudes of tourists and settlers in the course of the first years of California�s statehood. Bypassed by means of the railroad within the 1870s, the city observed its inhabitants dwindle and appeared prone to fade not noted into background. within the Nineteen Thirties, the constructions round the historic challenge plaza narrowly kept away from decay and demolition. The group, with the plaza at its middle, embarked upon a sluggish yet steady
restoration and revival of its former elegance. at the present time either challenge and city thrive as vital cultural and non secular centers.

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