Mission San Carlos Borromeo de Carmelo was founded on June 3, 1770. The Spainish ship "San Antonio" sailed into harbor of Monterey after a month of travel from San Diego. Carmel mission is also know as "Parent Mission." Mission Carmel is one of the most beautiful and interesting historical landmarks on the coast of California. The remains of Frs. Junipero Serra, Juan Crespi, Fermin Lausen and julian Lopez are all burried at the foot of the church's altar.