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San Juan Bautista in San Benito County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Fremont Peak

– 11 Mile Marker -

 
 
Fremont Peak – 11 Mile Marker Marker image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, January 11, 2009
1. Fremont Peak – 11 Mile Marker Marker
Inscription. In March 1846, Jose Castro, Mexican Military Commander, ordered John C. Fremont from the country, and with Kit Carson and 60 men he moved to top of peak. Built entrenchments, raised flag and awaited attack. Bear Flag Incident and Mexican War followed. State Historical Monument
Historical Landmark No.181
Department of Public Works, Division of Highways

 
Erected by Department of Public Works - Division of Highways. (Marker Number 181.)
 
Location. 36° 50.685′ N, 121° 32.375′ W. Marker is in San Juan Bautista, California, in San Benito County. Marker is on Muckelemi Street, on the left when traveling west. Click for map. Plaque located in Abbey Park. Park located at southeast corner of 4th and Muckelemi Streets in San Juan Bautista. Marker is in this post office area: San Juan Bautista CA 95045, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Safety Follows Wisdom (within shouting distance of this marker); De Anza Expedition 1775 – 1776 (approx. 0.2 miles away); Native Daughters Adobe (approx. 0.2 miles away); Settler's Cabin (approx. 0.2 miles
Fremont Peak – 11 Mile Marker Marker image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, January 11, 2009
2. Fremont Peak – 11 Mile Marker Marker
away); Progress Becomes History (approx. 0.2 miles away); Veterans of the World War (approx. 0.2 miles away); Marentis House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Jim Jack’s Cabin (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in San Juan Bautista.
 
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Fremont Peak – 11 Mile Marker Marker image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, January 11, 2009
3. Fremont Peak – 11 Mile Marker Marker
John Charles Fremont Marker image. Click for more information.
By Syd Whittle, January 11, 2009
4. John Charles Fremont Marker
Located at the trail head of Fremont Peak Trail - Fremont Peak State Park

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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. This page has been viewed 1,324 times since then and 103 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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