The Curse of Capistrano. Passing the fourth grade.

By Jeffrey Appling GJG (GIA) Thousands of children visiting the San Juan Capistrano Mission are taught the mission was constructed solely using adobe brick, red brick, and sandstone. However, this is not the truth. We must go back to the 3rd grade for keen observation of the truth. The following is a test I learned … More The Curse of Capistrano. Passing the fourth grade.

The San Juan Capistrano Rock Ruin. Skeletal Composition and Construction.

  The San Juan Capistrano Rock Ruin. Skeletal composition and construction. by Jeffrey Appling GJG (GIA) The San Juan Capistrano (SJC) ruin has carved stone columns, pillars, and skeletal arches made of volcanic Tuff, a rock mixture of silica ash and Pumice. Pumice is a porous rock created by a volcanic eruption. A pyroclastic lava … More The San Juan Capistrano Rock Ruin. Skeletal Composition and Construction.