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Las Mesa, in Spanish means “The Plateau", but known its locals call it “Jewel of the Hills”. Founded in 1869 when the lands once belonging to Mission San Diego de Alcalá, it was broken up by the Mexican government. After the Civil War, settlers fluxed in here looking to buy some land to start a farm or ranch and with the discovery of gold, many miners along with their families ended up making this their new home. The town was incorporated as a city in 1912.
We stayed here because it was just around the corner from the church since my sister was getting married. We would had... more travel advice
The originial church was built in 1911. When the church had to grow, they added onto it by building a separate larger... more travel advice
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