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St. Thomas Mission


category : Historic Churches
Built on the grounds of the original Mission founded by Father Garces in 1780, the Mission is a reminder of the long history of the Quechan Indian Nation and Yuma. The present Catholic Mission Church was built in 1922 and is a replica of the original Mission that was destroyed during an Indian uprising in 1855.




Hours: Open during services on Saturday at 4:30 p.m. & Sunday 10:30 a.m.
Address: Ft. Yuma Indian Reservation
Phone: 760-752-0283

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St. Thomas Mission

Built on the grounds of the original Mission founded by Father Garces in 1780, the Mission is a reminder of the long history of the Quechan Indian Nation and Yuma. The present Catholic Mission Church was built in 1922

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St. Thomas Mission

Built on the grounds of the original Mission founded by Father Garces in 1780, the Mission is a reminder of the long history ...