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In August 1771, Father Junípero Serra found the fertile land he searched for, away from the presidio activities. “The banks of Carmel River and in view of the sea… a truly delightful spot, which, thanks to its plentiful supply of both land and water, gives promise of abundant harvest,” Fr. Serra described in his writings.
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