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“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Sonoma in Sonoma County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

The End of the Mission Trail

1523 – 1823

 
 
The End of the Mission Trail Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Syd Whittle, January 10, 2009
1. The End of the Mission Trail Marker
Inscription. The Mission Trail marked the three hundred years of Spanish-Mexican settlement. It travelled as far south as Guatemala and traversed Mexico to advance through eleven of our present day United States. In 1823 Mission San Francisco Solano was founded, marking the last and northernmost outpost on the historic trail.
 
Location. 38° 17.62′ N, 122° 27.373′ W. Marker is in Sonoma, California, in Sonoma County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of East Spain Street and First Street East. Click for map. The marker is located on the grounds of Mission San Francisco Solano. Marker is in this post office area: Sonoma CA 95476, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Mission San Francisco Solano Sacred Ground (within shouting distance of this marker); Mission San Francisco Solano (within shouting distance of this marker); Sonoma Barracks (within shouting distance of this marker); Vasquez House (within shouting distance of this marker); Toscano Hotel (within shouting distance of this marker); Blue Wing Inn (within shouting distance of this marker); Raising of the Bear Flag Monument
The End of the Mission Trail Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Syd Whittle, January 10, 2009
2. The End of the Mission Trail Marker
(within shouting distance of this marker); Servants Quarters (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line). Click for a list of all markers in Sonoma.
 
Also see . . .
1. The California Mission Trail. (Submitted on January 13, 2009, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.)
2. The Mission Trail Today. (Submitted on January 13, 2009, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.)
 
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The Northernmost El Camino Real Bell Photo, Click for full size
By Syd Whittle, January 10, 2009
3. The Northernmost El Camino Real Bell
These bells mark the original El Camino Real (The Kings Highway) from San Diego to Sonoma and this one is placed at this marker.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. This page has been viewed 1,025 times since then and 65 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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