Latino Americans

Apolinaria Lorenzana

Clip: Season 1 | 10m

Apolinaria Lorenzana was an orphan, sent to California from Mexico in 1800 to help Spain's efforts to populate the region. After Mexico won independence from Spain, Apolinaria became a Rachera, and the padres at Mission San Diego de Alcala awarded her two ranches for her years of service and devotion.

Aired: 09/16/13

Rating: NR

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