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By Joseph McMahon,Carla Hendershot

Hidden one of the rolling hills and picturesque valleys of California�s coastal mountain diversity is the quiet challenge city of San Juan Bautista. cast via the San Andreas Fault, a similar stunning
environment that attracted Spanish missionaries to set up undertaking San Juan Bautista in 1797 might invite multitudes of tourists and settlers in the course of the first years of California�s statehood. Bypassed via 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 buildings round the historical challenge plaza narrowly kept away from decay and demolition. The neighborhood, with the plaza at its center, embarked upon a gradual yet steady
restoration and revival of its former elegance. this day either undertaking and city thrive as vital cultural and non secular centers.

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