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

El Camino Real

(The Kings Highway)

 
 
El Camino Real Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Syd Whittle, January 11, 2009
1. El Camino Real Marker
Inscription. The above marker shows the direction of the road that connected the 21 Missions. Expeditions left here to go north to Mission Santa Clara or go south to the head-quarters at Mission San Carlos Borromeo de Carmelo.
This road was used from 1797 to about 1850.
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Erected by Boy Scout Troop 233 - Salinas, California, March 3, 1968 as qualification for the Historical Trails Award.
 
Erected 1968 by Boy Scouts Troop 233 - Salinas, California.
 
Location. 36° 50.754′ N, 121° 32.117′ W. Marker is in San Juan Bautista, California, in San Benito County. Click for map. Marker is located on the grounds of the Mission San Juan Bautista and San Juan Bautista State Historical Park. Marker is at or near this postal address: 300 Second Street, San Juan Bautista CA 95045, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The San Andreas Fault Exhibit & El Camino Real Earthquake Walk (here, next to this marker); Mission San Juan Bautista (within shouting distance of this marker); El Camino Real Bell (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line but has been reported missing); San Juan Bautista Historic District
The Original El Camino Real Site and Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Syd Whittle, January 11, 2008
2. The Original El Camino Real Site and Marker
(about 400 feet away); Castro/Breen Adobe and Plaza Hotel (about 400 feet away); Castro - Breen Adobe (about 400 feet away); Progress Becomes History (about 400 feet away); Town Jail (about 500 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in San Juan Bautista.
 
Regarding El Camino Real. See Nearby El Camino Real Bell marker for additional information.
 
Also see . . .
1. El Camino Real. (Submitted on January 15, 2009, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.)
2. A Virtual Tour of California Missions. El Camino Real (Submitted on January 15, 2009, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.) 
 
Additional keywords. California Missions
 
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The Original El Camino Real Looking Southeast Photo, Click for full size
By Syd Whittle, January 11, 2009
3. The Original El Camino Real Looking Southeast
The Original El Camino Real Looking Northeast Photo, Click for full size
By Syd Whittle, January 11, 2009
4. The Original El Camino Real Looking Northeast
El Camino Real Marker at Mission San Diego de Acala image, Click for more information
By Syd Whittle, November 27, 2005
5. El Camino Real Marker at Mission San Diego de Acala
This marker is at the terminus of the El Camino Real in San Diego, California

Click for more information.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. This page has been viewed 1,165 times since then and 47 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.   4, 5. submitted on , by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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