when Santa INes was founded in 1804 the mission chain was completed between San Diego and San Francisco. It was the last link in the chain in no mission was more than a day’s journey from its neighbor. Esta von top this, the new president, bless the site and planted the cross at the 19th mission. Sent Ines was just over the past north of Santa Barbara, and was one of the loveliest. Yankee adventurer Joseph Chapman came to sent Ines, married Maria Ortega, built a gristmill for the mission and the Plaza church for the Pueblo Los Angeles. Mission sent to Ines’s name for St. Agnes, patron saint of young girls. When pus Kuala, an Indian girl, learned of a plot by two RS to attack the mission she ran all day to warn the Padres and sent Ines was saved.