The Mission San Carlos Borromeo del río Carmelo is no different; but with the dedication of its most recent curator, is known as one of the most authentically restored of all the mission churches in California. The mission grounds are also home to an elementary school and the sound of children playing could be heard the whole time we were there.
|"Earthquake warning: This is an unreinforced masonry building. |
You may not be safe inside or near unreinforced masonry buildings during an earthquake."
|Morning mass was just concluding as we arrived.|