& other updates:
Both pages in this update are out of the Mojave, but were essential to the Mojave as destinations and bases of operation.
Mission San Gabriel
The mission was the destination for early explorers, trappers, and traders to southern California.
San Bernardino, California
Initially starting as an “Astencia” or outpost to the San Gabriel mission, Mormons purchased the land from The Lugo brothers and turned it into a stronghold and ultimately into the gateway to southern California.