Baja California History

A six-part series that explores the history of Baja California. Host Elsa Sevilla shares the history of the first Jesuit priests that arrived in Baja California in the 17th century. The colonization of Baja became a major class between two cultures: the Europeans and the native peoples, the Kumeyaay.

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San Diego Historic Places

Baja California Series Part I

Learn about early 16th century Spanish colonization efforts of Baja California and more.

Baja California Series Part I

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San Diego Historic Places

Baja California Series Part II

Massive and beautiful missions of Baja California first established by Jesuit Priests.

Baja California Series Part II

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San Diego Historic Places

Baja California Series Part III

Travel to the Kumeyaay community and learn about their native culture and heritage.

Baja California Series Part III

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San Diego Historic Places

Baja California Series Part IV

Presidio Park is the birthplace of San Diego and Alta California

Baja California Series Part IV

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San Diego Historic Places

Baja California Series Part V

Visit CECUT museum to learn about early Spanish explorers and life in the peninsula.

Baja California Series Part V

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San Diego Historic Places

Baja California Series Part VI

Explore Junipero Serra Museum and learn about the location of the first Mexican community.

Baja California Series Part VI