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On October 31 at the top of Montara Mountains' Sweeney Ridge they beheld a body of water so great that Father Crespi described it as a harbor such that all Europe could take shelter in it. On Nov 2 the hunting party returned with news of their discovery.
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REY signifies the Spanish sponsorship of the colonization; DIOS the spiritual element brought by the expedition; and MUERTE to indicate the gradual disappearance of the Native people of this area.
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de Anza leads the first Europeans to see the SF Bay & choose Mission site
by Fray Orsi in 1774.
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Mission Dolores Manuel Valencia (1856-1935).
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ANZA WAITS TO COME HOME
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