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When a dwelling reached the end of its practical life it was simply burned, and a replacement erected in its place in about a day's time.
By 1790, the number of Indian reductions had grown to 700 Mission Indians, and just six years later nearly 1,000 "neophytes" (recent converts) lived in or around the Mission compound.
pre-contact Acjachemen built cone-shaped huts made of willow branches covered with brush or mats made of tule leaves.
Known as Kiichas (or wikiups), the temporary shelters were utilized for sleeping or as refuge in cases of inclement weather.
For the present-day parish church located at the mission, see Mission Basilica San Juan Capistrano.
For the mission of the same name in Texas, see Mission San Juan Capistrano (Texas).
The Mission entered a long period of gradual decline after Mexican government secularization in 1833. Restoration efforts continue, and "Serra's Chapel" is still used for religious services.