Inscription. This plaque is placed on the 250th anniversary of the birth of California’s Apostle Padre Junipero Serra O.F.M., to mark the Southern terminus of El Camino Real as Padre Serra knew it and helped to blaze it.
By Syd Whittle, November 27, 2005
|1. El Camino Real Marker|
1713 – November 24 – 1963
California Registered Historical
Landmark No. 784
Erected 1963 by The California State Park Commission in cooperation with the Committee For El Camino Real, December 29, 1963. (Marker Number 784.)
Location. 32° 47.056′ N, 117° 6.377′ W. Marker is in San Diego, California, in San Diego County. Click for map. Marker is mounted on the front of the main building at the Mission San Diego de Acala. Marker is at or near this postal address: 10818 San Diego Mission Road, San Diego CA 92108, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Mission San Diego de Alcala (here, next to this marker); The Campanario (within shouting distance of this marker); La Playa Trail (within shouting distance of this marker); The Church (within shouting distance of this marker); San Diego State University (approx. 2 miles away); The Freedom Tree (approx. 3.9 miles away); Fort Stockton (approx. 5.3 miles away); Women of the Mormon Battalion (approx. 5.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in San Diego.
Also see . . .
1. Mission Tour:The El Camino Real Bells. (Submitted on October 1, 2008, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.)
2. California Bell. This is a commercial site for the company that manufactures the replacement bells for installation along the original El Camino Real. There is a very informative article regarding the history and current status of this historical route. (Submitted on October 1, 2008, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.)
Credits. This page originally submitted on October 1, 2008, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. This page has been viewed 1,626 times since then. Photo 1. submitted on October 1, 2008, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.
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